With the big sales and huge discounts at almost every major retailers in the United States, the Black Friday — the day after Thanksgiving Thursday — has long been considered as one of the best shopping events of the year for purchasing just about anything.
But it’s not all about big savings and deals on the Black Friday 2016 shopping holiday. We have compiled and created a Black Friday 2016 guide to decide what’s worth buying and what you should not buy on the day after Thanksgiving to make sure you’re getting only the best discounted items.
(last year models)
Traditionally, U.S. major retailers including Walmart, Best Buy, Home Depot and Target discount Apple devices each year on Black Friday, and past generation models usually being offered with most discounts. These Apple products may include price slash, a free gift cards with purchase and/or a combination of both. This year’s Black Friday, you may want to look for deals on MacBooks, iMacs, iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches and Apple TVs.
In the previous year‘s Black Friday, big boy retailer Target dedicated nearly an entire page of the their ad catalog to Apple. The in-store customers scored a free bull’s-eye retailer’s gift card when they bought any iPad Mini, iPad Air or Apple Watch. There was also a 20 percent discount on all iPods.
Gaming Consoles Bundles
This year’s Black Friday, look for huge savings on video game titles and video game consoles from big box retailers such as Best Buy, Target, Walmart and GameStop as well from e-commerce giant Amazon. You’ll find certainly great offers on gaming system bundles. These deals include the a game console plus a combination of game titles and accessories or gift cards.
In the recent year, big box retailer was offering $299 PlayStation 4 Uncharted Bundle (save $50)
and an Xbox One Gears of War bundle (save $50 and free $30 Gift Card) for $299.
Consumer electronics deals are a Black Friday 2016 star, and for many shoppers, that means shopping for a new television sets, computing tablet or a mobile smartphone. Last year, the bull’s eye retailer Target offered a jaw-dropping $249.99 deal on a 55-inch Westinghouse LED TV.
Also in 2015, the office supply chain store Staples offered a 25% discount on select iPad models. The retailer also dropped the price tag of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite 7-inch down to $79.99, which regularly sells at $139.99.
Black Friday is well-known for its offers of huge savings on home appliances and gadgets and other usually high-priced items that being offered on the shopping event at bargains including washers, dryers, refrigerators and kitchen appliances. Look for similar deep discounts again this year.
Last year at Target, the retailer offered a Toshiba 49-inch LED 1080p HDTV for only $149.99 (Save $280), as well as a Samsung 40-inch LED 1080p HDTV with an Xbox One and The LEGO Movie package for only $499.98 (Save $230).
Finally, for the combination of convenience at home eating your Turkey on Thanksgiving dinner and huge savings, spring for online doorbusters this Black Friday 2016. In 2015, many of retailers are bringing their doorbusters online this Turkey Turkey Thursday and Black Friday and more and more big box retailers are offering their’s this year. Office Depot and OfficeMax will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, but their 2016 Black Friday deals will be available online beginning at 12:01 AM ET on Nov. 25.
Bonus: Not To Buy
Toys are one of the kids favorite merchandise, but you might want to think twice before getting them on the Black Friday itself. If you have been shopping on the Black Friday for years, you know know that it’s best to wait until closer to Christmas Day to purchase legos, barbies, RC cars, action figures and the like. In the previous year, several days before the Christmas, toys were on sale at Kmart, Walmart and Toy R Us, to name a few.