PREDICTIONS: Black Friday 2013

2013 Predictions are in! Thanksgiving Day (which really has become the beginning of Black Friday) comes late this year, so should we see volatile “early” sales as retailers have more days in November to market and shoppers can expect the total number of Black Friday deals in 2013 to eclipse 40,000 (at least 50% more than 2012) in 2013 (that’s not counting Cyber Monday). With some of the lowest prices we’ll ever see on big screen TVs, laptops, tablets and video games, it should be a fruitful holiday shopping season.

DOORBUSTERS: Best of Black Friday 2012

One could make a long list of excellent doorbusters from last year, as retailers offered them early and often, online and in-store, on Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday and even on Cyber Monday. And with more than 2,800 price-reduced “lures” to sort through, 50% priced under $25 and 40% clothing deals, it really came down to personal preference. With that said, doorbusters are usually the lowest prices we see all year on this level of quality products, and some were spectacular. This “Best of Black Friday” series will give you the skinny on last year’s holiday bargains and some thought for predictions on Black Friday 2013.

BUNDLES and SALES: Black Friday Recap and 2013 Predictions

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50% Off Everything!! …there are numerous tactics retailers use to get bargain shoppers’ attention and they pull out all the stops on Black Friday. It can be tricky to navigate through the details and do math to determine whether it’s a good deal. This “Best of Black Friday” series will give you the skinny on last year’s best holiday sales and bundles and some thought for predictions on Black Friday 2013.

Top 20 Deals Under $20: Black Friday Recap and 2013 Predictions

These SUPER CHEAP deals is what Black Friday is all about. With over 10,000 deals under $20 and 5,000 under $10, we’ve studied what buyers went for and vet out which deals were worth pulling the trigger on. Walmart alone advertised more than 900 deals for twenty bucks or less. So were they the best deals ever? This “Best of Black Friday” series gives you the skinny on last year’s holiday bargains and some thought for predictions on Black Friday 2013.

Top 20 Deals of the Week: September 20, 2013

What a fun-filled week it’s been. We had Game Day, Talk Like a Pirate Day and the Black Friday T-Shirt Contest and Post a Hot Deal Get a Free Black Friday T-Shirt both launched as well! There are tons of great store-wide sales this week, and Walmart & ToysRUs both launched their Hot Holiday Toy lists! Get caught up on it all here in this post…

Happy weekend! :)

LAPTOP Deals: Black Friday Recap and 2013 Predictions

As predicted in 2012, laptop deals were popular with shoppers with a record number of laptop and notebook deals (156 deals from 28 stores) and some of the lowest prices we’ve ever seen. There were 22 models under $300 and at least 4 models under $200. But were they the best? This “Best of Black Friday” series will give you the skinny on last year’s holiday bargains and some thought for predictions on Black Friday 2013.