- Several of Walmart’s most coveted Black Friday deals, including the Apple Watch Series 3, sold out mere minutes after the start of the retailer’s early online Black Friday sales.
- Angry shoppers on Twitter shared their frustration over missing out on bargains on Wednesday evening and Thursday afternoon.
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With just hours until the start of Black Friday, Walmart has already sold out of several of its hottest deal items, leaving some shoppers up in arms.
Though Walmart officially opened its store doors at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving, it kicked off discounts online at 10 p.m. on Wednesday.
Despite having extra time to snag a deal, shoppers complained on Twitter that several of the most coveted items, like the Apple Watch Series 3, seemed to have sold out within minutes.
They expressed frustration over missing out on bargains, leading some to say they would turn to other retailers like Target to fulfil their Black Friday needs.
@Walmart why is it they opened the sale at 5 minutes ago and no one has checked out and they are sold out of Apple Watches? How can you sell out when you haven’t give any out?? Because employees are holding them back!!
— Kayla Pitts (@KaylaPi63369533) November 28, 2019
Nope had to go to target. Walmart sold out
— Jason Huber (@_JasonHuber) November 29, 2019
Even some items like bedsheets weren’t available on Thursday evening.
Bed sheets sold out in 3 minutes on walmart’s online black friday sale I need to speak to a manager
— Elyssa Marie (@elboseman) November 28, 2019
For some, the rapid sellout had them writing off Walmart completely.
#Walmart sucks! Why post ads for stuff on Black Friday when it sold out in 30 minutes online? Scam! Done with this company!
— Mike Nelson (@ShooterNelson) November 28, 2019
Walmart was not immediately available to respond to Business Insider’s request for comment.
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