Since 2005, Black Friday (the fourth Friday in November) has been the biggest shopping day of the year in the United States. Since then, the “holiday” has only become bigger with retailers across America competing to draw the biggest crowds. With Reship, you don’t have to miss out on the incredible savings later this November. Read on as we compile Black Friday Predictions from experts across the web.
1. Black Friday will take place primarily online.
According to Matt Granite, reporter for WKYC-TV Cleveland and Black Friday deal expert, retailers will be offering online deals of equivalent or better savings than their brick & mortar storefronts. With more and more consumers opting to do their shopping online rather than braving the post-Thanksgiving traffic to make their purchases in person, retailers have taken notice and will respond by putting their full effort into making their online offering as attractive as possible. Matt goes on to state that Cyber Monday (the Monday following Black Friday) will go above and beyond the deals offered on Black Friday and will also stretch out into Tuesday. Furthermore, gottadeal.com is adamant that the best Black Friday deals can be found online first.
2. Amazon will be the place to go for deals on toys.
Got a bunch of little ones for whom to buy toys during the holidays? According to dealnews.com, Amazon is the place to go to take care of all of that. They have at least double the amount of deals on toys as any other retailer. If you really want to spoil your kids, hit up Amazon’s Cyber Monday sale where toy discounts will be ramped up even further. However, do not expect to find too many deals on Toys R Us’s list of 15 hottest toys of the season.
3. Black Friday Sales will begin much earlier than Black Friday
According to theblackfriday.com, Black Friday sales could start as early as the prior Monday. So if you are looking to get the best black Friday deals, don’t sit around waiting for the actual day. Get online in the week prior and pay attention to when the sales are about to drop. Following @Reshipdotcom on Twitter would be a great way to keep up with the best deals leading up to Black Friday.
4. 2014 is the year of Big TVs for small prices.
Both theblackfriday.com and Matt Granite predict TVs to be the big door crasher for Black Friday 2014. However, theblackfriday.com is quick to point out that the most steep price cuts will be for lower end, lesser known branded TVs. gottadeal.com’s prediction is that the common Black Friday HDTV deal will be for LCD TVs around 42” in size, which will be on sale for as low as $249.
5. Social Media will play a major role in Black Friday sales this year.
According to gottadeal.com, we can expect to see exclusive deals and contests on retailers’ Facebook pages and Twitter feeds. You may even see a sneak peek at their Black Friday ads through these mediums.