Black Friday is right around the corner, and if you’re looking to get your holiday shopping game plan together, you’ve come to the right place. Here is your guide to Black Friday 2021.
What you need to know about Black Friday 2021
Black Friday (the Friday after Thanksgiving) is one of the biggest sale shopping events of the year, with most every major retailer offering big discounts on holiday gifts, the, apparel, housewares, tech gadgets and more. In past years, shoppers have stayed up late the night of Thanksgiving, just to line up in front of stores for early morning openings and doorbuster deals. In light of , many stores closed on Thanksgiving 2020, and instead offered Black Friday deals online. It’s possible that stores will similarly prioritize socially distanced shopping options, such as online ordering and curbside pickup, in 2021, eliminating the need to leave home early and stand in a line.
Black Friday 2021 is on Nov. 26, but sales typically start before that date. In 2020, Target began offering its Black Friday deals as early as October. With the threat of holiday 2021 shipping delays looming on the horizon, it would not be a surprise to see Black Friday deals start very early in 2021.
Start holiday shopping early this year
Shipping experts, including Port of Los Angeles director Gene Seroka and Best Buy to Nordstrom are expecting some delays related to port issues. COVID-19 also has caused , and some overseas factories are shut down to prevent the spread of the illness as well., are recommending that you start holiday shopping now, even before the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales have begun. California ports, which handle 40% of the nation’s imports, are facing a , meaning you may not find the products you want as quickly as usual this holiday season. Shipping containers are also , increasing shipping costs. Retailers from
Are there pre-Black Friday deals already available now?
Fortunately, shopping now doesn’t mean that you have to miss out on great deals. Ahead are someat stores like Walmart, Best Buy and Ulta.
Pre-Black Friday deals at Walmart now
Walmart has tons of tech, makeup, home goods and more reduced.
Pre-Black Friday deals at Best Buy now
Best Buy has TVs, laptops, video games and more tech on sale.
Pre-Black Friday deals at Ulta now
Find makeup, skincare, fragrances and more reduced at Ulta.
Pre-Black Friday deals at Amazon now
Amazon has kitchen appliances, fashion, beauty and more on sale right now.
Pre-Black Friday deals at Nordstrom now
Nordstrom has markdowns on men’s, women’s and children’s fashion, home and more.
Pre-Black Friday deals at GameStop now
GameStop has deals on video games, gaming accessories, action figures and more.
Pre-Black Friday deals at Wayfair now
Find furniture, small kitchen appliances, bedding and more reduced at Wayfair.