5 of the best Black Friday discounts. What’s on your wishlist?
Black Friday 2018 is already in full swing, but where should you be shopping this year to make the most of your budget?
The annual event is all about saving money, so we’ve rounded up five of the best Black Friday offers from our huge collection of Black Friday deals. Your washing machine may be on its last legs or your wardrobe could be screaming out for some attention. Perhaps there’s an LG TV that you’re eyeing up, and who can forget that Christmas is just around the corner?
People will never be short of reasons to buy, but the following five offers feature some incredible value for savvy shoppers.
1. Catch tech if you can
It’s not easy keeping up with technology and the latest gadgets and devices are never cheap so Black Friday is the perfect time to invest. Amazon is traditionally one of Black Friday’s big players, and the internet-based retailer is living up to its reputation this year, with its fortnight-long Black Friday bonanza already in place.
It’s a prime time for people to get their hands on the technology that’s shaping the future, whether that’s the Amazon Echo with Alexa or the Fire TV Stick. Amazon’s Black Friday deals include savings across their own brand devices, as well as toys, tech and more from globally-renowned brands. So, it’s never too late to jump on the tech bandwagon, even if it’s just to finally treat yourself to a Kindle.
See our list of Amazon discounts.
2. Update your electricals
If you've been waiting all year to replace your TV or laptop, you did the right thing. Currys PC World has some unmissable Black Friday TV deals and laptops, giving people the chance to invest in electricals from respected brands like Lenovo, LG and Acer.
While most people rely on smartphones for day-to-day admin - including online shopping - the laptop shouldn’t be forgotten and there are plenty of innovative, new designs on the market that would make for a very nice upgrade.
Many families will be looking for some major Black Friday savings on television and home entertainment at this time of year. Thankfully, Currys PC World is already delivering its fair share of price cuts on smart TVs. Impressive and versatile designs for less mean that this retailer ticks all the boxes for a decent TV upgrade.
See our list of Currys PC World discounts.
3. Start your home redesign
If you’re planning a home re-design, this is the time to take advantage of the incredible offers on Black Friday homewares. Loveseats, mattresses and tall boys won’t feature on many weekly shopping lists if you’re on a budget. It’s estimated that 22pc of people will spend most of their Black Friday budget in this category.
It’s proof that it’s not all about electricals. And this higher demand for savings on furniture and home accessories is set to influence high-street retailers like M&S and Debenhams to show up with great savings across their ‘home’ category. Patience pays off as M&S and other department stores are already boasting exciting ways to save on stylish additions for every home in their Black Friday event.
See our list of M&S discounts.
4. Get your fashion fix
Whether you’re into fast-fashion trends or not, there’s no escaping the Christmas party season. With corporate events, family outings and general merriment filling up everyone’s calendar, it’s no surprise that 45pc of shoppers are on the lookout for Black Friday clothing sales this year.
Last year, ASOS offered 30pc off partywear, and favourite fashion retailers like Next and Ted Baker joined the party. The cost of tuxedos, gold-label high-heels and other party outfits that might not feature in your regular wardrobe can all add up. With your favourite high-street retailers feeling the pressure to pipe up with the best savings before party season, the ASOS Black Friday sale is one to be welcomed with open arms.
See our list of ASOS discounts.
5. Do the family run
While many people are likely to shop for themselves over the Black Friday weekend - that is, 71pc of men and 55pc of women - keeping others in mind can also have its benefits. 38pc of Black Friday shoppers are likely to spend most of their money on gifts, including stocking fillers and treats for the family.
If you’re one of the 56pc of men, or 68pc of women, who’ll be shopping for family gifts this Black Friday, you can find some serious value ahead of Christmas.
River Island has some amazing offers on fashion for men, women and kids too, while you can also add gifts to the same delivery. The Christmas category at River Island is already full of trinkets and trending items - perfect for little and big surprises. Get prepared, and you can come out on top this Black Friday.
See our list of River Island discounts.