It may not be Thanksgiving yet, butis officially here. Most major retailers from until until to Target have all already started their . Great deals are available now and more great deals are added weekly.
If you’re looking to put together your holiday game plan, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s your guide to finding the best Black Friday 2021 deals.
What you need to know about Black Friday 2021
Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, is one of the biggest shopping events of the year. On Black Friday, almost every major retailer offers big discounts on Christmas gifts, the, clothing, , tech gadgets and more. Don’t expect discounts on hard-to-find items like the Sony PlayStation 5, but you might be able to find a during Black Friday.
Traditionally on Black Friday, some shoppers stay up late into Thanksgiving night or wake up early to queue for early morning stores and doorbuster deals. In the light of, many stores closed on Thanksgiving 2020, and instead of directing shoppers to their brick and mortar stores on Black Friday, they sent shoppers to on their websites.
Curbside pickup options were popular in 2020 and will likely be just as popular in 2021. Curbside pickup allows you to order an item online from a chain store, drive to a retail location, and store your purchase to your vehicle to be delivered When you arrive.
The Black Friday sale has already started
Even though Black Friday 2021 is November 26, you’re missing out on some great deals if you wait that long to shop. That’s because Amazon, Walmart, Target, and Best Buy have all already started their Black Friday sales.began in October and will run through Thanksgiving, with a number of short-term and long-term deals.
The next phase of Walmart’s Black Friday 2021 event, called, starts on Nov. 22. But there are plenty of deals available now.
Electronics retailer Best Buy has similarly launched early Black Friday deals. The latest range of deals includes a $249 Cricut Maker Slicer (Save $120) which is great for holiday crafting, Jabra Elite 85t noise canceling earbuds for $149 (save $80) and a 70-inch Samsung Smart TV for $600 (Save $150). Best Buy also has .
Target’s Black Friday Sale, best holiday, also offers new deals every week.
Start shopping early this year for the holidays
Shipping experts recommend you start shopping now for the holidays, even before the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales start. Although the situation there is improving, the Port of Los Angeles, which handles 40% of the country’s imports, is still running a cargo backlog.
That means you might not be able to find the products you’re looking for so quickly (or cheaply) this holiday season. Sea containers are also:, rising shipping costs. Retailers from Best Buy to Nordstrom expect some port-related delays. COVID-19 has also caused , and some overseas factories are closed to prevent the spread of the disease.
Are there any pre-Black Friday deals available now?
Fortunately, shopping now doesn’t mean missing out on great deals. Ahead are someat stores such as Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, GameStop, Target, and Ulta.