Shopping around for the best deals is one of the best strategies for saving money in any season, but when it comes to Black Friday shopping, you need a simple way to track the sales. Free apps like Flipp and DealNews pull information from flyers and weekly ads for popular retailers so it’s easy to curate a list of items you’re prepared to wake up at dawn for. But if you prefer to do your Black Friday hunt on a desktop instead, there are a few websites that make the Black Friday spree a little easier.
Head to any of these seven websites to scoop up the best of the best Black Friday deals this year.
If you’re ready to page through the latest ads and catalogs, head to this site for a comprehensive database of Black Friday sales from major department stores, retailers and specialty stores. You can also sign up for the Hot Deal Alert Newsletter for notifications on the latest ads posted and announcements about upcoming sales.
2. Black Friday @GottaDeal.com
Get a sneak peek at Black Friday ads and special deals from your favorite big-box stores well before Black Friday madness officially starts with the wealth of features and listings on this site. @GottaDeal.com has an active message board where people share the latest leaked ads and tips on how they’re navigating Black Friday sales. You can get the scoop on which stores are offering free shipping, Black Friday store hours and online deals and specials around Black Friday weekend.
You can always count on one of the largest retailers in the world for Black Friday deals, and the company is kicking things off early with a Countdown to Black Friday event for the weeks until Thanksgiving. Whether you’re in the market for new tech toys or are shopping for jewelry, you can find deeply-discounted items in “Deal of the Day” promotions, and get a head start on holiday shopping with coupons and outlet items. It’s also the perfect destination to run a few price checks on items that made it on your wish list this year.
You can click through the growing collection of Black Friday ads on this site and also read up on the Black Friday shopping forecast for savvy shopping tips and insights. The site features Black Friday coupons leading up to Black Friday weekend, giving you a chance to take advantage of deals well before the official Black Friday kickoff. Slickdeals also has a complementary mobile app where you can receive instant notifications when a Black Friday deal is posted and compare thousands of trending deals on your smartphone.
If you want an at-a-glance rundown of stores that have recently posted Black Friday discounts on various items — and a heads up on Cyber Monday specials — make your way to this website to see a list of items posted by stores. Click through for an itemized list with a price breakdown to get a clear idea of what needs to be at the top of your must-have list this shopping season. The site is updated regularly with the latest sale alerts and Black Friday ads as they become available. You can also sign up for the mailing list to have the latest news and deals delivered to your inbox leading up to Black Friday.
6. Brad’s Black Friday
Keep up with the latest news about upcoming deals and doorbusters, review Black Friday ads and take a look at product guides for specific items so you know where to go for the best price on TVs, tablets, laptops, Apple gadgets and other hot items of the season. Brad’s Black Friday from BradsDeals.com is easy to navigate and also features a listing of store hours on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday as they are announced.
This is another comprehensive site featuring Black Friday ads and updates about the latest deals. BlackFriday.com boasts an easy-to-navigate listing of sales and a feature where you can track your favorite deals, print out a wish list and share it with friends and family. A complementary mobile app helps you save products to wish lists with a few screen taps.
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