With 63 percent of American consumers saying that Black Friday doesn’t offer the best deals of the year, the personal-finance website WalletHub took an in-depth look at 2016’s Best Things to Buy on Black Friday. WalletHub determined that more than two in 10 items offer no savings compared with their pre-Black Friday prices.
To find out whether shoppers are really getting the best deals, WalletHub compared the “Pre-Black Friday Price” and the “Black Friday Price” of a broad selection of items to identify the offers that are truly worth the hassle of partaking in the year’s biggest shopping craze.
Top 10 Deals (Additional Discount for Waiting Until Black Friday)
|1||NordicTrack Elite 3700 Treadmill ($1,000)||6||Lifetime Adventure Tower Playset ($930)|
|2||Dell XPS 13.3” Touchscreen Laptop ($376)||7||LG Ultra Large Capacity Dryer ($539)|
|3||Sony 75” HD Smart TV ($498)||8||Sauder Executive Desk ($216)|
|4||Color Switch Plus Vancouver Fir Tree ($271)||9||XCOM 2 Xbox One ($29)|
|5||Canon Digital SLR Camera ($250)||10||Samsung Refrigerator ($448)|
|Top 5 Product Categories||Worst 5 Product Categories|
|1||Video Games (software only) (31%)||7||Books, Movies and Music (12%)|
|2||Appliances (18%)||8||Consumer Packaged Goods (12%)|
|3||Furniture (15%)||9||Consumer Electronics (11%)|
|4||Computers and Phones (14%)||10||Apparel & Accessories (7%)|
|5||Toys (13%)||11||Jewelry (0.4%)|
For the full report, please visit: https://wallethub.com/