The Best Black Friday Hacks To Save You Time And Money

If you’re not ready to fight massive crowds to grab the best deals of the year you might want to stay home for Black Friday. Whether you’re shopping for a 60″ 4K TV or attempting to get your hands on a deeply discounted pressure cooker, there is usually something for everyone on Black Friday.

But if crowds don’t scare you and you want to grab the best deals of the holiday shopping season, we have some simple but effective Black Friday hacks that can save you time, and most importantly, money.

Scout Out Your Favorite Stores The Night Before

The most highly desired items at each location are typically showcased on end caps or setup for easy access. The last thing any general manager wants is a bottleneck created by a hard to reach sales item. Show up the night before sales begin and note where each product you want has been positioned for the next day’s sale.

crowds at the store
Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Tom Pennington/Getty Images

Get to the store early and you’ll be one of the first people to find the hot product that everyone wants. Keep in mind that some locations will only stock a few of their most highly discounted product, making it a necessity to grab one while supplies last.