Black Friday Shopping 2018

Black Friday fever is about to explode and you better be in the loop!  Online or offline, there is so much to look forward to so don’t be left behind. The shop till you drop season is about to commence a day after Thanksgiving. Before you get caught up in all the confusion on where to shop, here’s a checklist of the best places to get the best deals:


The e-commerce giant and cloud computing company founded by Jeff Bezos is a certified hit among Black Friday shoppers. Last year it clinched the top spot with more or less 171 Editor’s Choice Deals.  Most of the products put on sale for their lightning deals last year included smart devices, Alexa-enabled smart speakers, Fire tablets and TV devices as well as shirts and S1 transporters.  For this year, the online retailer will have a 10-day sale from November 16thto the 25thwith some of their early online deals including Philips smart bulbs and Amazon Echos.


This US department store chain founded by Rowland Hussey Macy in 1958 is a byword among Black Friday shoppers for their extensive deals on toys, electronics, bedding, small kitchen appliances, clothes and much more.  They have already released their Black Friday ad with a couple of free items also up for grabs. Just some of the  great deals to look out for this year include discounted Apple watches, Corningware and Pyrex sets, blenders, waffle makers, pressure cookers and comforters.


This US-based multinational retail company founded by Sam Walton in 1962 is another major player and crowd favorite when it comes to Black Friday deals. With major headquarters in Arkansas, this popular brand is set to released their Black Friday ad November 8th.  Their best deals last year included discounted Apple iPhones and iPads, a Sharp Smart TV, the FitBit Alta, the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Google Home speakers.  This retail giant is also well-known for its great Black Friday deals on LEGO toys, apparel and outer wear.


Highly popular for its Black Friday deals, this US-based multi-national e-commerce company was founded in 1995 by Pierre Omidyar. With e-commerce now the ultimate rage, it has positioned itself as the ultimate marketplace for shoppers from across all age brackets.  Their best Black Friday deals include headphones, televisions, video game consoles and security cameras.


Best known for being the second largest department store retailer in the US after Walmart, this popular retailer which was founded in 1902 is a very strong contender when it comes to Black Friday deals. Target releases its ad as early as November 1 and some of the hot deals and discounted items that you shouldn’t miss include:  selected LEGO sets, the Amazon Echo, the Fitbit Charge 3, the Amazon Echo Dot, the Sony PlayStation 4, small kitchen appliances and the Samsung Galaxy 9 smartphone.


BestBuy is a US-based multinational electronics retailer founded in 1966 by Richard Schulze and James Wheeler. This brand is among the top contenders when it comes to the best Black Friday electronics deals.  Just some of their best deals last year included discounted Sharp, Sony and Samsung LED TV’s, the Samsung Galaxy Note, a Samsung Chrome Book, a Dell Inspiron and Apple iPad Mini 4. While many of the great deals are in-store only, they do offer online shoppers  deals that extend through Cyber Monday.


One of the more established, veteran brands, Kohl’s is a US-based department store retail chain founded in 1927 by Maxwell Kohl, a Polish immigrant.  This brand is well-known for their Black Friday deals  and discounts on items like fitness trackers, smart watches, electronics, fitness shoes, clothing, home goods and small kitchen appliances.


This company is the go-to for electronic geeks and shoppers who love to hunt for the best deals on computers and electronics. This US-based multinational computer technology corporation was founded in 1984 by Michael Dell with headquarters in Round Rock, Texas, USA. Their Black Friday discounted items are mostly laptops and personal computers with the best deals usually accompanied with a bundled gift card. Some of their Black Friday deals to watch out for are discounted items like the Xbox One, the Google Home, a Sony 65 inch Smart TV, the Dell G5 15 and a Vizio 50 inch Smart TV.

With Black Friday approaching you surely don’t want to be left behind with all these fabulous deals that are up for grabs. Take your pick from these brands and online retail chains or better yet, check them all out and get your money’s worth, too!