What Is Black Friday? When Is It Celebrated In 2017? Know More

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Black Friday is the annual shopping bonanza that first started in America and is the day after Thanksgiving. Retailers unveil many Black Friday deals, special sales hours, whopping reductions on products ahead of the Christmas period.

What is Black Friday?

Black Friday marks the unofficial beginning of the Christmas shopping season. Black Friday is the most popular shopping holiday of the year, on that day many retailers across world reserve their deepest discounts and best sales of the year for that specific day. Retailers offer many of their Black Friday deals to online shoppers such as Walmart, Amazon, etc. that kicks off at the same time as the in-store sales.

When is Black Friday 2017?

The Black Friday falls on November 24 this year. Usually, Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving in the U.S. There will be a stiff competition among retailers on Black Friday. Some shops launch deals well ahead of the big day. Amazon has announced that it will be rolling out 10 days of deals in aid of it. Many online websites may reveal their Black Friday sales a few days before November 24.

How to get the best deals on Black Friday?

Black Friday officially opens the Christmas shopping season in foreign countries. It brings massive traffic jams and over-crowded sidewalks. Black Friday also marks high traffic in E-commerce sites also. Here are some shopping tips to help you navigate the Black Friday.

Go online

During Black Friday, you can avoid the crowd by shopping online. Many stores offer the same Black Friday specials on their website also. You may even get free shipping too. Many E-commerce giants kick off Black Friday sales online at midnight while most in-store sales start at 5 a.m. the next day. This will give you extra time for shopping. 6 Tips For Easy Online Shopping Post Demonetization

Coupons

Before visiting physical shops check online for printable coupons that can be used in store. Some retailers add coupons to their website. It is always good to check and use this promotional coupon for your shopping. Check with stores to know their policies and plan your shopping strategy accordingly.

Newsletters

Before the Black Friday starts to sign up to receive e-mail newsletters and updates from all of the stores that you plan to shop at. Newsletter subscribers frequently receive extra savings. It helps you to keep updated about the price margins and new offers. You can compare prices at competing retailers before you buy.

Note

Because of the excitement of Black Friday you can often lead to overspending. Impulse buys may affect your credit card bills also. Return any items that you don't feel great about. Some retailers charge you extra for the necessary parts that will make the product perform as expected.

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