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Avoid Black Friday Crowds by Shopping Online

Skipping the crowds while still taking advantage of the discounted prices sounds like a best case Black Friday scenario, doesn’t it? You can often find the same deals online and if you haven’t noticed, shoppers can be ruthless on Black Friday. This year, avoid standing in lines for hours and instead, tackle your holiday shopping from the comfort of your own home.

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Whether you’re after an item on the Top Toy List or some of the always popular home décor items, Target is doing all of us a favor by offering the same Black Friday deals online as they are in store. Last year, they featured their “10 Days of Deals” program. Here’s to hoping they will keep that tradition going.

Starting at 12 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day, you’ll be able to access the Black Friday deals online. If you’re in the market for TVs, iPhones, iPads or gaming consoles, be sure to visit the Walmart website when the clock strikes midnight.

Best Buy
Best Buy is always a go-to for laptops, TVs, iPhones, tablets, movies, video games and fitness trackers. Be sure to check out the store’s Black Friday ad to plan your electronic purchases accordingly. The online sale often starts on Thanksgiving Day, so check it out as soon as you finish your delicious dinner!

This online shopping haven will be offering great prices on Kindles, Echos, the year’s hottest toys and much more because well, it’s Amazon. As they did last year, Amazon will be also running their “Countdown to Black Friday Deals Week Sale” which will end on November 24 (Black Friday).

You’ll find the best online deals at Macy’s in the kitchen and clothing departments. Rumor is that prices will go up after 1 p.m. on black Friday so don’t delay!

Starting on the Monday of Thanksgiving week (yes, you read that correctly), you’ll be able to access many of the online deals at Kohl’s. Keep an eye out for their deals in toys, electronics, shoes, clothing and home items.


So grab a cozy blanket and hunker down for some serious online shopping! Let us know in the comments below whether you plan to stay home or embrace the craziness of in-store shopping.


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