Black Friday 2020 Shopping Tips

Black Friday 2020 is fast approaching and there's so much hype about it you can almost hear it buzzing in the streets, like a hum of static noise in an old analogue radio. But what is Black Friday and why is everything so much cheaper that one day of the year? Black Friday is the start of the holiday shopping season in the US, quite literally the day after Thanksgiving. Traditionally, it has always been the day when, with all family commitments fulfilled, people head out to the shops and start getting some stuff either for themselves or, precisely, for the family, ahead of the Christmas season. But is Black Friday really all it's made out to be?

Are Black Friday Sales Worth It?

There is no simple answer to this question. Much has been written about the worthiness of the Black Friday concept in recent times, as the span of the special sales has increased from a single day to practically the whole month of November. Where once you had to deal with long queues and make sure you got to your favourite retailer extra early to make the most of the 24-hour sales, these days Black Friday leads on to Cyber Monday, which goes on for a week and sometimes even for a month. So the bigger question is, really, how best to profit from these amazing discounts. That's why we have prepared this guide to help you to shop cheaper and better during Black Friday.

When Black Friday starts on the 27 November, you should focus on your priorities for what you want to buy – that's what should dictate where you go shopping! So what is it that you want to get first? One way of going about Christmas shopping, for instance, is getting that awkward, hard gift out of the way early, before moving on to the fun stuff. Jewellery is a great option for an impersonal but impressive gift you can give just about anyone. Why not use a Clear Crystal Black Friday discount voucher and explore the many options they have on gifts for him and for her, from a whole 25 piece Swarovski advent calendar to a gents gift set including cufflinks, tie and money clip.

Another great source of gift solutions for that grumpy uncle who never likes anything would be visiting The Scotch Malt Whisky Society Black Friday deals for everything he needs to stay merry this Christmas. Have a browse through the huge selection of whiskey online including 28+-year-old whiskey or bottles that have come from as far as the Scottish Highlands! If you're feeling super generous, why not treat them to a membership which will give them access to exclusive Members’ Rooms, discounts in partner bars, invites to tasting events, whisky education and a subscription to Unfiltered magazine!

And what about giving your in-laws a hint and bringing them into the 21st Century with the new iPhone 12 series? With the fabulous Carphone Warehouse Black Friday offers, you'll no longer have to hold your phone at arm's length as a clamour of beeps and buzzes attacks your ear. Check out their 'gifts when you switch' campaign to further sweeten the deal with free items such as Apple AirPods and the Amazon Firestick! Whatever your fancy, this is an opportunity to make yourself some good by making someone else a great gift at the best price possible – which is precisely why Black Friday is good!

While on the subject of video-calling the in-laws, we have to mention these amazing Portal offers. No matter how far away you may have to be from family this holiday, Portal will bridge the gap between you. With Alexa built-in and a smart camera that automatically pans and zooms to keep up with the action, with a Portal device, you'll forget that they aren't actually in the room with you.

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Why Is Everything so Cheap on Black Friday?

Well, the answer to this question is quite simple: the cheaper you sell goods, the more of them you sell. That's the ultimate explanation of how Black Friday started. Some say it was brought about by the Thanksgiving celebrations when you'd see your family for the first time in a while and remember you'd have to buy them a gift for Christmas. Others say it's all the contrary, after all these family commitments comes the need to go and splash some money on yourself, but whatever the order of the factors, the end result is that this is a day when consumerism is at a collective high, so giving people what they want, ie a good deal, made pretty good sense. 

Black Friday is all about feeling good about yourself and about others, so why not visit the Christmas shop at I Saw It First and make sure you pamper yourself this year. With our I Saw It First Black Friday discount codes, you can earn great savings when you shop the selection of clothing, footwear, accessories and more. With everything going on in the world at the moment and Christmas dinner fast approaching, the last thing anyone wants to be is uncomfortable, so why not indulge in some loungewear. Pair your joggers or sweats with some furry slippers for ultimate relaxation. Or, if you're looking forward to a fresh new start with the new year, why not plan your stepping out outfit with some killer heeled boots and a pop of lippy.

One thing you can't miss this year is the great selection of New Look discounts available on our page. Visit the website and hit the best deals in cyber town for even the most extravagant of persons. One of the great advantages of shopping at New Look is you can just about everything you need in a single place. Wait, did you think New Look only sold women's clothes? How wrong you were! Get a cute mug for that tea-obsessed friend or perhaps you'd rather treat your cocktail-loving Aunty to some Gin Cocktail Mixer Baubles. 

Is Black Friday Really Cheaper? What Should I Get this Black Friday?

The choice is quite literally endless but here are two suggestions of what you should focus on. Let's start with the first question, though: on Black Friday stuff really is cheaper than the rest of the year, just don't be too narrow-minded about what Black Friday stands for. If you take a look at our Black Friday 2020 deals you'll realise that this is no longer a reckless 24-hour spell of unbelievable sales, but rather a drawn-out period in which sales are still absolutely incredible. 

Where Black Friday sales used to be limited to this single day, now you get the chance to save more for longer, so as you prepare to save big time with this new rebates season, don't forget about your individuality. Hunt for the best EMP Black Friday discount codes and assert your right to be different with some rocking exclusive patterns on your clothes. With a whole collection of awesome products from brand merch to gaming tees to gothic dresses, EMP is the place for you to find your thing, no matter how left-field that might be!

And while we're in the subject of asserting your individuality, you should look into the vast selection of Funky Pigeon Black Friday deals, the unique gift retailer that treats the industry like a proper thing of beauty. Design and personalise anything from a simple card to a whole calendar. Because who says Christmas gifting can't be fun.

In other words, this Black Friday 2020 you should go out of your way to get whatever you fancy, nothing less. The good news is with our amazing Black Friday discount vouchers you're going to achieve that without having to break the bank!

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