Kicking off holiday season shopping earlier than ever, Walmart Black Friday 2013 sales will kick off not on Friday, November 29, but on Thanksgiving itself.
Walmart stores will offer 21 "guaranteed" products if customers stand in line for them during the 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday events.
If so, the nation's largest retailer ensures as part of its Black Friday 2013 bonanza that customers will get a product, either that night or before Christmas.
For some products, shoppers can wait in line for wristbands signifying their purchase, then shop for other items, as long as they return to pick up their product.
They must do that within two hours of the start of the sales events.