Shoppers brave the storm while waiting for Black Friday to begin

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Over the recent past, some retailers have even started opening their doors on Thanksgiving afternoon or evening, kicking off the sales event even earlier.

"We want every Aussie to have a Merry Christmas this year and to both find unique and incredible presents while staying safe online, so we've pulled together our top tips to shop this Black Friday like a pro". It's a win for stores and consumers, but makes the once-a-year nature of Black Friday seem less relevant.

Chances are you are going to spend Friday shopping.

Historically Black Friday is always the fourth Friday of November, the day right after Thanksgiving.

Black Friday is expected to be the largest shopping day of a holiday season used to gauge the U.S. economy's health.

Black Friday isn't just a day anymore.

The 2019 holiday season will be a good measure of the United States economy's health. Clevelend.com wrote that previous year Amazon offered discounts a week before the actual Black Friday. "There's no hurry to get your shopping done, and most retailers will be just as hungry for your business next week as they are this week", he concluded. The average person spent $313.29 on different items and the biggest spenders were older millennials and Gen Xers (34-44 years old). The value of the gift cards ranged from 5 to 500 dollars. This year, many started holiday sales in October.

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USA online sales on Thanksgiving Day jumped 17% to $4.1 billion, according to Salesforce.

When you're shopping online and you still can't find a good discount for the items you need to buy, try abandoning your shopping cart for a few hours. There have been deals of up to 90 percent off on more than 10 million products, offered by leading brands, including electronics, toiletries and drinks.

Florida retailers are expecting a record holiday season this Black Friday.

While store traffic still remains an important indicator, a lot of Black Friday shopping now happens online. The launch of in-store deals usually occurs the next day. And alongside your busy days, keeping these ads can also make you remember the deals you shouldn't miss.

About Saver Trends: Saver Trends research and share online sales news. When it comes to smaller publications, reporting about local companies could be of interest. Who sells the most products? USA Today reported that Recreational Equipment Inc.

Takealot CEO Kim Reid confirmed these numbers, saying electronics proved to be a firm favourite on their platform, with over 3,000 televisions sold during Black Friday previous year.

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