Retail Spotlight on 'MIB 3'27 Nov, 2012 By: John Latchem
The new releases for Nov. 27 were overshadowed in retail promotions by the Nov. 30 release of Sony Pictures’ Men in Black 3.
Best Buy offered the Men in Black 3 Blu-ray combo pack in exclusive steelbook packaging for $19.99. Plus, shoppers could save $5 when any version of MIB 3 was purchased with Pitbull’s Global Warming album, which features the “Back in Time” song used in the film. Best Buy also offered $7.99 Blu-rays of the first two films.
Target offered the MIB 3 BD combo pack with an exclusive gadgets bonus disc for $22.99, and gave a $5 savings when MIB 3 was purchased with Sony’s Sparkle, out the same day.
Walmart offered the MIB 3 BD combo with an exclusive aliens bonus disc.
Other Best Buy deals included a free Mickey Mouse Christmas plush with the purchase of two select Disney titles, and early CinemaNow viewing of a Dark Knight Reborn documentary with preorders of Warner’s The Dark Knight Rises.
Target offered the ParaNorman BD combo pack with three exclusive mini-posters.
Walmart.com listed copies of Lionsgate’s new Step Up Revolution DVD packed with a dance workout DVD based on the film.