Walmart Offers 'Blu' Deals for Super Bowl26 Jan, 2011 By: Erik Gruenwedel
Walmart from Jan. 30 to Feb. 5 will roll out special pricing on HDTVs bundled with Blu-ray Disc players in advance of the Feb. 6 Super Bowl between the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers in Dallas.
With more than 90 million television viewers, build-up to the Super Bowl typically marks a spike in TV sales.
Deals on home theater systems and HDTVs include a Samsung 40-inch LED HDTV (1080p, 60Hz, 40-inch diagonal screen size) and Blu-ray player for $748 ($360 off SRP), and Samsung 46-inch LED HDTV (1080p, 60Hz, 45.9-inch diagonal screen size) and Blu-ray player for $898 ($560 savings).
Walmart also is offering specials on assorted snack and food items typically consumed on game day.