The Best Items to Buy on Black Friday

For bargain hunters and thrifty shoppers, the holidays aren’t just about Thanksgiving or Christmas. Nope. There's also Black Friday, the day on which all deal-diehards thrive as they rummage through sale racks and rifle through coupons. It can be hard to keep track of where to begin on the shopping list, so here are a few of the best products to look for on Black Friday.

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TVs

TVs are classic Black Friday finds, and luckily many tech retailers offer jaw-dropping discounts on the latest units. Whether you prefer something high-tech or something chic and sleek, there are tons of options and for every single choice, there’s probably some sort of bargain.

Game Room Essentials

With all the money saved on your new TV, Black Friday is the perfect time to finish up that game room. Gaming systems tend to be a bit pricey, but on Black Friday, they become absolutely reasonable. And if you're really lucky, you just might find a deal on a foosball or pool table too. Consider that man cave finished.

Smart Home Products

Smart home accessories increase your house’s IQ and enable your inner Jetson, giving you the latest in tech at your fingertips. These products tend to be based around convenience, making them well worth the purchase… especially after a coupon or two.

Furniture

Decorators deserve to get in on the fun, too. Furniture stores become madhouses on Black Friday, offering shoppers a multitude of new ways to switch up a space and redecorate on the cheap.

Phones

You’re glued to your phone most of the time, so it pays to upgrade. Luckily, 'tis the season to do so for half the cost. Most phone companies and retailers offer special deals on the latest and greatest to feed your phone habit.

Cameras

All holidays deserve to be captured, so make the most of your best memories AND the most of your wallet with the help of a new camera. Tons of options get the sale treatment each year, from cute vintage Polaroids to high-tech, cutting-edge DSLRs.

Headphones

BOGO? Now that's music to your ears. Headphones are essential when it comes to optimizing the experience of a song, show or movie, so retailers offer several varieties (earbuds included) with major markdowns.

Clothing

The only way to cure not having anything to wear is to add a few more options to the mix. You can always clear out closet space for some clearance clothing items and fortunately, stores are more than willing to help you step up your style.

Toys

It’s all about the kids, right? You might regret a few of these purchases when you’re the one picking them up later, but honestly, it’s all worth it to see your kids' smiles when they’ve unwrapped their gifts... especially when you remember how much money you saved.

Makeup

Attention beauty lovers: stores like Ulta and Sephora are enabling your addiction with some serious discounts in honor of the holidays. From lips to lids, there’s something out there for everyone and we could all use a little pampering for half the price.