Macy’s Stars Shine in Black Friday Commercial

Ariana Grande, Clinton Kelly, Heidi Klum, Ryan Seacrest, Jessica
Simpson, Thalia Sodi and Martha Stewart help Macy’s get ready for one of
the biggest shopping weekends of the season

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Beginning today, Macy’s (NYSE:M) customers will get a sneak preview of
what happens behind the scenes in preparation for one of the biggest
shopping events of the season in the retailer’s new Black Friday
commercial. The TV spot’s star-filled storyline features Ariana Grande,
Clinton Kelly, Heidi Klum, Ryan Seacrest, Jessica Simpson, Thalia Sodi
and Martha Stewart helping prep for the big weekend. Previewing today on and scheduled to break on television on Sunday, Nov.
22, the commercial reminds customers to shop Macy’s starting at 6 p.m.
on Thanksgiving for the best deals, plus a chance to instantly win $1
million in Macy’s gift codes and branded prizes.

“Who better than an ensemble of Macy’s stars to bring a new level of fun
and excitement to this year’s Black Friday commercial,” said Martine
Reardon, Macy’s chief marketing officer. “From Clinton Kelly helping an
elf dress her best and Jessica Simpson slashing prices to Thalia Sodi
leading a dance in her department and Ryan Seacrest hosting it all, fans
will see their favorite celebrities getting Macy’s ready to offer the
best deals on the most desirable gifts this holiday season. Only Macy’s
can give America a Parade on Thanksgiving and the biggest sale of the
year on Black Friday.”

Reinforcing why America’s Department Store is the best place to shop on
Black Friday weekend, Macy’s Black Friday Ensemble features Macy’s stars
as they spend Wednesday night prepping the store for one of the biggest
sales of the season.

From 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 26 through 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27, and
Saturday, Nov. 28 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m, Macy’s will offer more than 400
doorbuster specials across apparel, cosmetics and fragrances, home and
more, while supplies last. For shoppers looking to get a head start on
their Christmas lists, Black Friday prices will be available at all day on Thanksgiving. Click here
for a complete list of doorbuster specials.

Beginning at store opening on Thursday, Nov. 26 through Sunday, Nov. 29
at store close, customers shopping at Macy’s stores with Macy’s mobile
app will have a chance to instantly win $1 million in Macy’s gift codes
and branded prizes – including a Macy’s shopping spree, home makeover
and trips to New York City. To register for “Macy’s Black Friday Walk In
& Win” and view Official Rules, visit

Visit for local information, as Black Friday hours may
vary by store.

For more information on Macy’s Black Friday event, merchandise images
and a full list of all doorbuster specials, please visit

About Macy’s

Macy’s, the largest retail brand of Macy’s, Inc., delivers fashion and
affordable luxury to customers at approximately 775 locations in 45
states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam, as well as to
customers in the U.S. and more than 100 international destinations
through its leading online store at Via its stores,
e-commerce site, mobile and social platforms, Macy’s offers distinctive
assortments including the most desired family of exclusive and fashion
brands for him, her and home. Macy’s is known for such epic events as
Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks® and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®,
as well as spectacular fashion shows, culinary events, flower shows and
celebrity appearances. Macy’s flagship stores — including Herald Square
in New York City, Union Square in San Francisco, State Street in
Chicago, and Dadeland in Miami and South Coast Plaza in southern
California — are known internationally and are leading destinations for
visitors. Building on a more than 150-year tradition, and with the
collective support of customers and employees, Macy’s helps strengthen
communities by supporting local and national charities giving more than
$69 million each year to help make a difference in the lives of our

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