Black Friday is an exciting time. After Thanksgiving concludes, the holiday season kicks off with the biggest day of deals you’ll see all year. Unlike Amazon Prime Day, which is only available to Amazon Prime members and is exclusive to Amazon, dozens of retailers join in for Black Friday.
Black Friday means deals, deals, deals across tons of stores. Whether you want to buy appliances, video games, furniture, clothing, toys, or pretty much anything else, chances are you’ll find a deal worth getting excited about.
You should do some preparation to make sure you’re prepared for Black Friday. By finding the best deals ahead of time and getting your payment methods straight you’ll be ahead of the crowd.
This year, Black Friday is Friday, November 23, 2018.
Years ago, most retailers didn’t open for Black Friday until early Friday morning. Now, it’s common for big stores to open on Thursday evening, kicking off the festivities as early as 6pm or so. Be sure to check the stores open that you want to hit to make sure you arrive at the best time.
If you’re busy on Friday or prefer to shop without leaving home, Cyber Monday is just around the corner. This secondary day of deals supplements Black Friday and offers online deals galore. Of course, there are plenty of online deals to go around on Black Friday as well, so keep your eyes open at your favorite shopping websites.
This year, Cyber Monday is Monday, November 26, 2017.
No matter where you’re shopping this Black Friday and Cyber Monday, make sure you watch out for scams. That would ruin the fun.
What’s your favorite place to shop at on Black Friday? Are you hoping for a big deal on anything particular this year? Tell us down in the comments what you’re looking for!
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