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What to Buy on Thanksgiving/Black Friday/Cyber Monday

What to Buy on Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday

The biggest shopping event of the year is just one week away, but it seems like the holiday shopping starts earlier and earlier, making it hard to know when to get the best deals. With stores opening their doors on Thanksgiving and offering deep discounts online ahead of in-store promotions, how can shoppers keep up? Kendal Perez with CouponSherpa.com is here to help us navigate Black Friday weekend with the top deals on Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

 

Thanksgiving and Black Friday are essentially one event, so what many consider top Black Friday deals are actually available starting on Thanksgiving from stores opening on Thursday, or even earlier depending on what retailers are offering to online shoppers.

 

  • Thanksgiving & Black Friday’s best deals include the doorbusters everyone is vying for, including:
    • [Best Buy] Electronics like HDTVs, tablets, gaming consoles and other gadgets
    • [JCPenney] Small kitchen appliances like blenders, coffee makers, griddles and slow cookers, though watch those mail-in rebates!
    • [Best Buy] Select DVDs/Blu-Ray movies, with prices ranging from $2 to $10
    • [Walmart] Select toys and games for kids.
      • Disney Frozen Singing Sisters Elsa and Anna Dolls, $35 (originally $59)
      • RC Truck or Car, $15 (originally $29.97)
      • Trouble, Sorry board games, $4.88 (originally $8.77 to $9.94)
    • Black Friday-only deals come from stores that are not opening on Thanksgiving, including:
      • Sam’s Club electronics deals, with stores opening at 7am on Black Friday
        • VIZIO 50” Class 4K TV - $348 from Sam’s Club (originally $598)
        • Monster Nomad Bluetooth Speaker - $49.88 (originally $99.88)
        • Nikon D3400 2 Lens DSLR Bundle Camera - $499 (originally $799)
      • H&M is debuting an exclusive Black Friday line of high-fashion, all-black clothing starting at just $4.99 including bomber jackets, bodysuits and cut-out tops.
      • The Home Depot will open doors at 6am on Black Friday and offer top deals on power tools, tool sets and more.
        • Ryobi 15-amp 10” Sliding Miter Saw with Laser
        • Ridgid 12-gal 5.0-Peak HP Wet Dry Vac
        • Poinsettia, 99 cents
      • Cyber Monday
        • Clothing: Though you’ll find clothing on sale starting on Black Friday week through the end of the year, Cyber Monday sees top storewide and site-wide discounts of up to 60% off.
          • Target is offering 30% off all apparel and accessories through Cyber Monday.
          • H&M: 20-30% off (including Black Friday line), depending on how much you spend.
          • Expect savings of 40-75% off from Ann Taylor, Old Navy, Cole Haan, Lands’ End, Kate Spade and more.
        • Beauty Products:
          • Beauty products and gift sets are another great buy on Cyber Monday.
            • The Body Shop is offering up to 50% off select products, fragrances and gift sets.
            • Target is offering 25% off all beauty products on Cyber Monday.
          • Gift sets:
            • Select holiday gifts are also good buys on Cyber Monday, including tea from sites/stores like Teavana, who is offering BOGO free on holiday tea blends, infusers and other accessories.