Your Guide To Every Amazing Black Friday 2018 Deal
Between midnight doorbuster discounts and free shipping, Black Friday 2018 is sure to be chock full of steals and deals. And with all of the retail sales and transactions that take place between November 1 and December 31 this year, the holiday shopping season is expected to be worth more than $1 trillion for the first time ever. That’s a lot of shopping.
Whether you’re heading to the outlets or the local mall, some of your fave stores are sure to offer sales almost too good to be true. Mark your calendar for November 23, set your alarm (or don’t even go to sleep) and check that shopping list twice. We’ve compiled some of the best Black Friday deals and discounts out there to help you navigate this year’s sales.
Black Friday began on November 1 for Amazon shoppers, with discounts on some sweet gifts for loved ones. However, the best sales are still to come. Shop Amazon later in November on Black Friday and Cyber Monday in order to save the most money.
As for what you can save the most on this year, it’s looking like Echos, Kindles and smart TVs will be heavily discounted on the site this Black Friday.
Apple products will be discounted at multiple stores this Black Friday, so be sure to compare prices before buying. If you’re in the market for a new iPad, iPhone or MacBook, then you’ll surely be able to save a couple hundred on each one this Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
If you’re excited to buy the new Apple Watch Series 4 after its release in September, then keep an eye on Amazon for the best price out there this Black Friday.
Stores should open around 8 a.m. on Black Friday.
Don’t pay full price for car parts this holiday season. AutoZone announced its Black Friday sales on November 19, and they include cool collectible toy cars for under $20, and 50 percent off gloves, jump starter kits, tire inflators, safety kits and so much more. Sales start on Thanksgiving and run through Sunday, November 25.
Store hours for Thanksgiving and Black Friday have yet to be released, so check with your local AutoZone for details.
Barnes and Noble
Our fave bookstore giant Barnes and Noble released its Black Friday ad on November 14, announcing that sales would start online on Thursday, November 22 and run through Sunday, November 25. The Black Friday sale will be in store from Friday, November 23 to Sunday, November 25. Discounts include 50 percent off books, a Samsung Galaxy Tab A NOOK for $99, up to 25 percent off S’Well bottles and more. You can also get a $10 reward card when they buy $50 or more in Barnes and Noble gift cards. Other deals include 30 percent off magazines, BOGO free Starbucks drinks until 10 a.m. at the cafe and one free Hallmark card with the purchase of three.
Stores are closed on Thanksgiving and open at 8 a.m. on Black Friday.
Be prepared for discounts starting Monday, November 19. Best Buy Black Friday really starts on Thanksgiving Day. You could save a pretty penny on a new TV, laptop, phone and other tech gadgets this year. You can expect to save big on Samsung smartphones at Best Buy, plus cameras and game consoles, too.
Even better, Best Buy has offered free shipping on all items in past years and we expect Black Friday 2018 and Cyber Monday to look the same. Before buying at Walmart or Amazon, we suggest looking at Best Buy before making any decisions because you could end up saving on shipping.
If you’ve got kids in the fam to buy for, Best Buy released its Toy Book on October 24, so be sure to compare prices before heading to the store on Black Friday. One perk includes a 25-percent-off coupon good for one toy.
Stores should open around 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving, close at 1 a.m. and then reopen at 8 a.m. on Black Friday.
Costco’s Black Friday ad leaked on October 29, so you can start preparing for the big day right now. Deals are scheduled to begin on Thanksgiving. You can save up to $70 on games and consoles, up to $100 on cameras, up to $350 off laptops and more.
Stores open at 9 a.m. on Black Friday and sales run online from November 22 to 26.
Dick’s Sporting Goods
Workout equipment is the name of the game at Dick’s on Black Friday. Last year, we saw Dick’s Cash handed out for purchases of certain amounts, so expect that perk again this year. WalletHub also listed Dick’s as one of the top stores for savings this year, and expects the chain to offer deals up to 50 percent off this Black Friday.
Stores should open around 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving.
eBay released its Black Friday ad on November 19, announcing sales onXbox One X, KitchenAid mixers, Bose headphones and more. Touting “the best prices of the year,” the ad shows prices over 80 percent off the original. You can snag a Michael Kors handbag for under $100 and an Apple 13.3-inch MacBook Air for $1,099.99, plus so much more.
Stock up on essentials for the holiday season at Family Dollar on Black Friday this year. The store announced its sales on November 19, with deals on soda, toilet paper, snacks, holiday decor and more. Wrapping paper is going for just $1 a roll, trees are 50 percent off and all toys $5 and up are BOGO 75 percent off.
Stores will be open with normal hours on Thanksgiving and Black Friday, from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Stocking stuffers are the name of the game at Five Below this Black Friday. The store announced its sales on November 19, with wireless headphones, Bluetooth speakers, games, crafts, pajamas and so much more for just $5. You can also get rolls of wrapping paper for $1 or $2 each, tree lights for $2 and ornaments for $4.
Stores open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving and close at 1 a.m. before reopening at 8 a.m. on Black Friday.
Groupon has some deep discounts this year in honor of Black Friday. You can get a 13.3-inch MacBook Air for just $479, a Roku streaming device for just $22.99, a SoundBot wireless speaker for just $19.99 and more.
Listed as one of WalletHub’s top stores for savings this Black Friday, JCPenney is offering the first shoppers a chance to win big discounts on Friday November 23. The retail store released its Black Friday ad on November 1 and announced that it’ll be giving out a limited number of coupons to shoppers early in the day. If you’re one of the first in line, you could end up with a coupon for $500 off $500, $100 off $100 or $10 off $10. There are a lot of great deals slated for November 23, too, but many are built on mail-in-rebates, so be sure to read the fine print.
Stores open at 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving.
Kohl’s Black Friday 2018 ad was released on November 1 this year. It’s another store that starts its Black Friday sales on Thanksgiving, so keep an eye out for big sales on clothes, home essentials, toys and more. Buying big-ticket items at Kohl’s could also earn you hundreds in Kohl’s Cash, which could help you save even more on all of your holiday shopping after Black Friday.
Stores open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving.
Lord & Taylor
Lord & Taylor announced its Black Friday deals on November 19, with sales starting on Tuesday, November 20 and running all week long. You can enjoy up to 70 percent off fine jewelry, 60 percent off coats, 40 percent off shoes and more. Cashmere sweaters are also deeply discounted right now, down from $160 to just $49.99 each.
Stores open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving and close around 10 p.m. before opening again at 6 a.m. on Black Friday.
When it comes to clothes, shoes and accessories, Macy’s might be the place to go this Black Friday. Deals are expected to start on Thanksgiving in-store, online and in the app. To save even more, sign up in the app and receive 25 percent off your first in-app order.
The Macy’s Black Friday ad was released on November 5, announcing Black Friday doorbuster deals including coupons for $10 off a purchase of $25 or more, $20 off purchases of $50 or more, plus tons of free products like wine glasses, pots, watches, perfume and more after rebates (only till 1 p.m. on Black Friday).
Stores open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving and close at 2 a.m., reopening at 6 a.m. on Black Friday.
Old Navy’s Black Friday deals start the week of Thanksgiving and get better as the days go by. On Wednesday, November 21 through Friday, November 23, you get 50 percent off their entire purchase. On Black Friday, you can also snag cozy socks for $1, and Old Navy will then donate $1 per pair up to $1 million to Boys and Girls Clubs around the nation.
Stores open at 3 p.m. on Thanksgiving and will stay open until around 9 p.m. on Black Friday. (Yes, you read that right.)
Enjoy up to 70 percent off on select items on Black Friday at Overstock.com. The site released its Black Friday ad on November 14, announcing sales like KitchenAid mixers for just $199, Ninja Coffee Bars for $99, Apple 13.3-inch MacBook Air for $799 and more.
If you love BOGO and Bonus Cash deals, Rite Aid is the place to go on Black Friday. Its Black Friday 2018 ad was leaked in late-October, and you can expect buy-one-get-two-free deals on tons of personal care products and snacks. Plus, stock up on gift cards and receive Rite Aid Bonus Cash good for future purchases.
Stores open at 7 a.m. on Black Friday.
One of our fave beauty stores is offering steep discounts on products this Black Friday. Sephora released its Black Friday ad on November 19, with the announcement that you can get makeup and more for $15 or less. Some products like the Becca Drenched in Glow Mini Set are up to 70 percent off the regular price.
Stores are closed on Thanksgiving and should open around 6 a.m. on Black Friday.
Target is offering free two-day shipping on thousands of holiday sales this year, so don’t miss out on those online discounts come Cyber Monday. For Black Friday though, Target announced sales on your fave tech gadgets like the Apple iPhones, Samsung cell phones, TVs, tablets and more. You can expect to receive gift cards worth up to a few hundred dollars just for buying these devices at Target. For example, with the purchase and qualifying activation of an iPhone 8, 8-Plus or X, you will receive a $150 gift card to Target.
If you’re looking to save on toys for the kids in your family, Target’s also got you covered. The store released its huge Target Toy Book ad in mid-October, but you can save even more in the month of November with the Target Kids’ Daily Deals, which offers up to 40 percent savings every day. Just download the Target App and check Cartwheel for sales.
To save right now, check page 88 in the Toy Book ad for a $10-off coupon for purchases of $50 or more. You can also text TOY to 827438 and receive a 25-percent-off coupon good for toys, sporting goods or crafts through November 10.
Stores open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving, close at 1 a.m. and then reopen at 7 a.m. on Black Friday.
The hardware store chain released its Black Friday ad in early October and the sales are pretty sweet. You can get 20 percent off Christmas trees, 50 percent off one item of $50 or less and more. Plus, True Value is running its Black Friday sale the entire week of Thanksgiving from November 19 to 25.
Stores should be open during normal business hours on Black Friday.
Ulta also released its Black Friday ad on November 19, and deals include select mascara for $10 each (up to 60 percent off), OPI nail polish for just $5 a bottle and a ton of Ulta Collection products for under $10.
Stores open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving and close at midnight before reopening at 6 a.m. on Black Friday.
As in past years, Walmart will offer free shipping on orders of $35 or more to help you save, but that’s not all. Walmart released its Black Friday ad on November 7 and announced some killer deals on tech gadgets like TVs, gaming consoles, hoverboards and more. You can also get a $300 Walmart gift card when you buy a Samsung Galaxy S8 or an iPhone Xs, or a $400 gift card when you buy an iPhone 8 in conjunction with a qualifying plan.
One other thing that’ll set Walmart apart from the competition this holiday shopping season is its new mobile cashiers. The “Check Out With Me” service allows you to swipe their credit cards with an employee right there in the department aisle, eliminating long waits in lines. This new service will expand to every Walmart Supercenter by Black Friday this year.
And for those super shoppers who need to refuel, Walmart will be giving away coffee in the morning and hot chocolate and cookies at 4 p.m. on Black Friday. Download the Walmart app to see exactly where you can pick up your snack in the store.
Stores open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving and stay open through Black Friday, but you can get deals starting at 10 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales are great for savvy savers. With a little research, you could end up saving a lot of money.
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