Staying up-to-date with the high-speed changes in technology can easily break the bank. According to the National Retail Federation, more than one-third of holiday shoppers are requesting electronics or computer-related accessories in 2012. To compete for consumer dollars, retailers have released their ads early this year, showcasing amazing savings to entice tech-savvy buyers. Find out which stores have the best deals by comparing prices on the items on your wish list.
Black Friday shopping guide
To compete for consumer dollars, retailers have released their ads early this year, showcasing amazing savings to entice tech-savvy buyers. Find out which stores have the best deals by comparing prices on the items on your wish list.
Best Buy (home of the brave Black Friday campers) just released a 22-page preview with a plethora of deals. Keep in mind that Best Buy offers a price-match guarantee, so if you find the item for a lesser amount within 30 days of the purchase, they will match the lower price and refund the difference.
When to Shop: Midnight on Black Friday, Nov. 23
Number of deals: 359
Dell this year is offering smoking-hot deals on HDTVS, laptops, desktops, printers and anti-virus software. Cleverly titled the “You.Must.Be.Kidding” event, low prices are guaranteed with free shipping options online and “oh.my.goodness” doorbusters every three hours.
When to shop: Midnight on Black Friday
Number of deals: 39
Now’s the best time to tech up your office. Staples is featuring four pages of discounts on tablets, computers, electronics and supplies. If you miss the in-store deals, you can shop online and receive free shipping on all orders made through Dec. 29.
When to shop: Early-bird specials start at 5 a.m. on Black Friday. Limited quantities available on most featured items.
Number of deals: 157
Celebrating three days of deals on items ranging from speaker systems, cameras and phones to Blu-ray players, telescopes and more. They are also giving away free TV stands with select purchases.
When to shop: Black Friday at 7 a.m., Saturday at 10 a.m. and Sunday at 11 a.m.
Number of deals: 19
Radio Shack is geared up with deals on computers, cell phones, tablets, home theater equipment and gadgets. Their ultimate deal of the day is $10 Radio Shack coupons for every $50 spent on Black Friday.
When to shop: Radio Shack’s Black Friday sale starts at 6 a.m., Friday, Nov. 23.
Number of deals: 205
Sam’s club will be featuring amazing discounts on electronics topped off with free Starbucks coffee and pastries for early shoppers.
When to shop: Black Friday at 7 a.m., with online deals starting Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 11 p.m. EST.
Number of deals: 57