The biggest shopping weekend of the year is here and 69 percent of Americans — an estimated 164 million people — are planning to shop or considering shopping during Thanksgiving weekend, according to the annual survey released by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics.
Of those considering shopping the long holiday weekend, the survey found that 20 percent plan to shop on Thanksgiving Day (32 million) but Black Friday will remain the busiest day with 70 percent planning to shop then (115 million). A substantial 43 percent are expected to shop on Saturday (71 million), with 76 percent saying they will do so specifically to support Small Business Saturday. On Sunday, 21 percent expect to shop (35 million) and 48 percent are expected to shop on Cyber Monday (78 million).
Here are some the best deals to shop on Black Friday.
Sharp 50″ 4K Ultra HD TV, $179.99 (in-store deal only, regular price: $499.99)
Samsung 50″ 4K Ultra HD TV, $399.99 (regular price: $699.99)
Motorola Video Baby Monitor with 2.8″ screen, $79.99 (regular price: $149.99)
Other deals are already available online. Those include:
Samsung – 25.5 Cu. Ft. French Door Refrigerator with Internal Water Dispenser, $1049.99 (regular price: $1649.99)
Samsung – 5.8 Cu. Ft. Self-Cleaning Freestanding Gas Convection Range, $599.99 (regular price: $888.99)
Samsung 4K Blu-ray player, $129.99 (get $30 in Kohl’s cash, regular price: $249.99)
SkyDrones HD Pro X1 VR streaming drone with battery and VR goggles, $69.99 (regular price: $149.99)
Hboard 2.0 Hoverboard, $249.99 (regular price: $399.99)
Shark Navigator DXL vacuum, $99.99 (regular price: $199.99)
Xbox One S 500GB console, $189.99 (regular price: $279.99)
Sony PlayStation 4 1TB console, $199.99 (regular price: $299.99)
urBeats headphones, $49.99 (regular price: $99.99)
Nikon D3400 DSLR bundle, $499.99 (regular price: $899.99)
In addition, customers who spend $50 on Black Friday, will receive a coupon for 20 percent off a future shopping trip. And nearly all of Target’s Black Friday online deals will be eligible for pickup at the store.
Toys R Us
Barbie Pink Passport 3-Story Townhouse, $59.99 (regular price: $119.99)
Power Wheels Boomerang 12 Volt Ride-On, $249.99 (regular price: $399.99)
Google Chromecast, $20 (regular price: $35)
Arlo Camera 3-pack, $199 (regular price: $399)
Netgear Orbi AC2200 Tri-Band Whole Home Wi-Fi System, $199 (regular price: $279)
Samsung 65-inch Class Curved 4K Smart TV, $998 (regular price: $1298)
CoolSprings Galleria Bash
The party starts at 6 am. First 250 shoppers to enter the mall will receive a $10 CoolSprings Galleria retailer gift card. Doorbusters will be handed out at the mall entrance located next to The Cheesecake Factory when the doors open at 6 am.
A DJ will pump out the jams and give away hourly prizes from 6am – 3pm. Enter to win these hourly prizes in Center Court.
Black Friday with your Bestie:
From 6 am to 3 pm, enter to win a $250 shopping spree for you and a $250 shopping spree for your best friend.
Visit the selfie station and strike a pose. Get creative with the props & snap a pic. Share the fun by uploading your pictures to your favorite social media using #MakeBlackFridayYours.