Texas-only Midnight Savings Event to Kick-Off Tax Free Weekend

I love exclusives. I love being one of the people to be “in the know” about something exciting. I also love to save money.

As Texans gear up to save this tax-free weekend, Walmart introduces   its first-ever Midnight Savings Event to get the tax-free weekend started off right. The Midnight Savings Event will offer special product and pricing only in Texas so shoppers can save even more on select electronics and essentials.  The three-hour Midnight Savings Event will take place in every Walmart store in Texas from midnight to 3 a.m. on Friday, August 19. Everyone can take advantage of the special pricing on brand name electronics, apparel and everyday basics.

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The Midnight Savings Event is a unique opportunity for all Texas shoppers to take advantage of extra savings,  said David Norman, senior vice president, Texas Division, Walmart U.S. Whether you have a student heading back to class and in need of school essentials or you're in the market for a great brand name laptop at a special low price, you won't find better prices than at Walmart. 

Walmart is a one-stop for Texas tax-free shopping, offering low prices on a broadened assortment of everyday supplies, sporty backpacks, and the latest electronics. To help Texas customers save even more, the Midnight Savings Event starts the sales tax holiday with savings on popular electronics that are not included on the state's tax-free list, plus special pricing on several items that are, including:

Midnight to 3 a.m. only, while supplies last:

  • Compaq Presario AMD Dual-Core Processor Laptop “ Was $298, Now $248 (#CQ57-229WM)
  • Acer Netbook “ Was $228, Now $178 (#AOD257-13404)
  • 1  Black Economy Binder for 50 cents
  • Dixon No. 2 Pencils, 24 Count Box for 25 cents
  • Crayola Crayons, 24 Count Box “ 25 cents

Savings throughout the weekend, while supplies last:

The Midnight Savings Event is only in-stores and while supplies last, and excludes Neighborhood Markets.  Walmart's every day low prices are backed by an ad match policy. With ad match, Walmart will match any local competitor's advertised price for the same product right at the register.  For more information on Walmart's back-to-school offerings, visit them online.


She is Dallas info: This information was provided and released by Walmart.  Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) serves customers and members more than 200 million times per week at more than 9,000 retail units under 60 different banners in 15 countries. With fiscal year 2011 sales of $419 billion, Walmart employs more than 2 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity. Additional information about Walmart can be found on their website or on Twitter  and on Facebook.  Online merchandise sales are available at the Walmart website main site  and at Sams Club.

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