The best places to shop for the best deals on Black Friday

Holiday week is finally here, and while some may be looking forward to the food, football and not having to work this week, others are counting down the hours until Black Friday begins and the shopping mayhem ensues. For many Americans, it’s one of the busiest days of the year and it marks the start of the holiday season. There are great deals out there, but finding the right deals in the right stores is crucial. Here are the places to go to get the best deals possible this year, as well as specific types of gifts.

The best shopping on Black Friday

Photo credit: Kikovic

Photo credit: Kikovic

Most people have their favorite stores and have Black Friday planned days if not weeks in advance. When researching places to go and where to find the best deals, make sure you’re not buying anything that might be cheaper elsewhere. WalletHub recently published a list of The best places to shop this Black Friday, and they’ve broken it down on where to buy specific types of items, as well as the best stores overall. The list looked at Black Friday over the past eight years and who, on average, had the biggest discounts.

Who Has the Best Discounts on Black Friday?

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Photo credit: Ashkan Forouzani on Unsplash

According to the list on WalletHub, JC Penny offers the best deals on the infamous shopping day, with average discounts over the past year of up to 64.7%. Belk came in second, Macy’s third, with discounts averaging 53% over the past year. While there are only 16 companies on this list, it’s interesting to note that Costco was last, while Best Buy and Amazon rounded out the last three. Belk seems to be the place to go for the best deals on toys, consumer electronics, apparel & accessories, and home appliances. Office Depot and Office Max are surprisingly the best places to find discounts on furniture. To break down the full list, click the link above.

While not all of these shops in the area and in Twin Falls are an option, that doesn’t mean you can’t check online, drive a little to Boise, Salt Lake City, or maybe be somewhere else as early as Thanksgiving. Make sure you don’t hustle, bite or fight this Black Friday, but also don’t let someone hit you on a good deal you know and what you want. Be safe and happy shopping, it’s almost there.

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