Apple to hold one-day Black Friday sales event after skipping 2015

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Apple late Monday night posted a webpage teasing an upcoming one-day shopping event set for Black Friday, suggesting the company is reinstating its seasonal sale.

Light on information, Apple's Black Friday Special Offers webpage simply advertises a forthcoming "shopping event" scheduled for Friday, Nov. 25. Known as Black Friday, the date traditionally sees retailers slash prices on goods, marking the start to the holiday shopping season.

"Our one-day shopping event will be here before you know it. Come back this Friday to check everyone off your list," Apple says.

Apple previously participated in the annual consumer tradition by extending conservative sale prices on select merchandise, including popular products like iPad and Mac. The company decided to scale back offers to bundled gift cards in 2013, then went back to device discounts for the 2014 holiday. Apple nixed Black Friday promotions altogether in 2015.

While pricing and availability has yet to be announced, Apple is advertising free two-day delivery on in-stock items ordered through its online store by 5:00 p.m. Customers often take advantage of Apple's generous shipping rates to check off last-minute gifts.

The Black Friday webpage also includes links to curated Holiday Gift collections for Apple products, Music gifts, photography accessories and games and toys. Those looking for stocking stuffers are provided a link to purchase Apple gift cards.

Apple's deals are not expected to outclass those from authorized resellers and retail channel vendors. For example, AppleInsider readers can already enjoy slashed Touch Bar MacBook Pro prices from Adorama and iPhone 7, MacBook Pro and iMac hardware discounts from B&H Photo.

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