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Black Friday Beauty Predictions 2016: Amazon Deals Will Be Hot — and Fleeting

From low-stock Amazon deals to big-brand free sample offers, we've created a "cheat sheet" so you know exactly where to shop for health and beauty goods once the Black Friday season arrives.

Black Friday Toy Predictions 2016: The Fabulous 15 Are Hard to Find

Fancy electronics get most of the attention during Black Friday, but the shopping holiday is a great time to stock up on holiday gifts like toys, too. Whether you're standing in for Santa, or just adding to your personal collection, we'll tell you the best times to get the greatest deals.

What to Expect From Toys 'R' Us Black Friday Sales in 2016

If you have kids — or are a kid at heart — you know that Toys "R" Us is a key retailer for Black Friday shopping. Read on for helpful tips on store hours, top deals, and more in our Toys "R" Us Black Friday guide.

Black Friday Video Game Predictions 2016: Clearance-Price Xbox One, PS3, and Wii U

Are you looking to grab a current-gen console before they're all gone for good? Will you fill your cart with 2016's hottest AAA titles? No matter what your gaming goals are this Black Friday season, we've got the predictions to keep you — and your budget — happy.

What to Expect From Amazon Black Friday Sales in 2016

With new deals every five minutes, you may get dizzy trying to keep up with Amazon's holiday sales. Read on for advice on how to successfully navigate Amazon's labyrinth of Black Friday deals.

Black Friday Tablet Predictions 2016: Gift Cards Make iPads Affordable

These versatile electronic devices can come cheaply or cost nearly $1,000, so we want to make sure you get the most bang for your buck. Whatever tablet you're shopping for on Black Friday, we've got the essential info you need to know.

Here's What Black Friday is Really About

As the holiday season gets closer, you'll start hearing the term "Black Friday" more and more. Read on for all of the answers to your burning questions about how to save on the hottest shopping event of the year.

Black Friday Streaming Device Predictions 2016: 30% Off Rarely Discounted Roku 4

From Roku to Apple TV, we've created a "cheat sheet" so you know exactly where to shop for streaming devices once the Black Friday season arrives. Think you should save money by buying older models? Not in this case.

Apple Black Friday Predictions 2016: Save Hundreds on iPhones & iPad Doorbusters

We'll certainly see Apple gear on sale this Black Friday season. The trick is knowing what discounts to expect (like gift card bundles), and where to look (which is anywhere but the Apple Store).

10 Ways to Save Up for a Black Friday Doorbuster

Now's the time to start saving if you want to have the cash to jump on those Black Friday sales. Here are 10 ways to cut your expenses over the next two months so you can afford to buy that doorbuster TV, iPad, or laptop.

Black Friday Smartphone Predictions 2016: Flagship Androids Are Finally Affordable

If you're in the market for a new smartphone this holiday season, then Black Friday can be a boon. But should you wait for Cyber Monday? Will the iPhone 7 see any significant discounts? We look at these questions and more.

Black Friday Predictions 2016: Inside Info on the Most Likely Doorbusters!

They're finally here, the DealNews Black Friday predictions! We looked into our archives of deals and ads from last year to see what the big doorbusters are going to be in 2016. If you're hoping to buy a TV, iPad, or video game console (or anything else, really) be sure to check out our predictions to see what you can expect.

Black Friday Travel Predictions 2016: Get Ready for $10 Vegas Hotel Stays

Traveling during the Black Friday holidays will probably see you forking over top dollar for your flights and accommodations. But the smart shopper will use this time to pick up savings and bonus extras on a variety of travel deals for the coming year.

Black Friday Clothing Predictions 2016: Outerwear and Watches Will Be Hot Buys

Any big shopping trip needs a strategy, and Black Friday is no different! Here, we've rounded up our top tips on the best way to buy clothes on the busiest shopping day of the year.

Black Friday Home Goods Predictions 2016: Small Appliances & Coffee Makers Will Steal the Show

From small appliances to tools, we've created a "cheat sheet" so you know exactly where to shop for home goods once the Black Friday season arrives.

Black Friday 2015 Cheers & Jeers: What Store Had the Best Deals?

Before we can at last close the door on Black Friday 2015, we've got some amusing tidbits and major gripes to share. We polled the people in the trenches, DealNews' own writers and editors, and then consulted our deal records from the past week to come up with this year's list of Cheers and Jeers.

7 Ways Cyber Monday Is Different From Black Friday

Cyber Monday exhibits its own unique traits outside of Black Friday, starting with the fact that it's outpacing the "main" shopping holiday in savings — and online sales.

Black Friday Roundups 2015: Never Miss Another Doorbuster!

The wait is over! The Black Friday deals have finally arrived, and we're picking out the very best ones. Feeling lost? You'll find all our latest roundups right here.

Let Gifs Explain Why Shopping In-Store on Black Friday Is a #Nope

We always say you don't have to go to the store to get the best deals during Black Friday, but we thought we'd make a more compelling argument through the power of these hilarious moving images. Here are the best reasons to stay home and shop online this Black Friday — as told through gifs.

6 Songs That Will Get You in the Mood for Black Friday Week

Every year, Black Friday deals seem to roll around a little sooner, making the deal season last longer than ever before. And yet, there are still no traditional Black Friday songs. So, we've slightly modified six existing holiday classics to reflect the most wonderful time of the DealNews year.

What to Expect From Black Friday Car Deals in 2015

With a big purchase like a car, doing your homework to make sure you get the best bargain can mean thousands in savings. However, as with any other bargain, you have to be careful about shopping on Black Friday. If you're car shopping this holiday season, let's go through what you can expect to find.

Thanksgiving vs. Black Friday vs. Cyber Monday: What to Buy Each Day

Black Friday is held up as the ultimate shopping day, but Thanksgiving actually offers better deals. Of course, there are great sales to be found on Cyber Monday, too. So when is the best day to shop? It depends on what you're buying!

Stores Are Pushing Their Apps for the Holidays, and That Means Deal Perks for Shoppers

Stores are putting major emphasis on their apps for the holidays, and that means customers should be ready to reap the rewards. Here's a rundown of perks shoppers can get from Walmart, Target, and Amazon apps.

Busted! These Are the 14 Biggest Myths About Black Friday

Every year, savvy shoppers find deep discounts online and in stores on Black Friday. But are all the deals great? Do you have to shop online to find them? Read on for our list of the 14 biggest myths about Black Friday.

Top 5 Stores for the Best Black Friday Deals Online in 2015

Almost every major retailer has unveiled their Black Friday ad by now, and even a week out, some of our predictions have been blown out of the water by lower prices. We looked at last year's top deal performers, and see that they are already gunning for a repeat this year.

10 Ways Black Friday 2015 Will Be Different

If you're expecting retailers to rehash last Black Friday's strategies, you're in for a surprise. From holiday closings to an early wave of Black Friday doorbusters, here are the top changes you'll see this Black Friday season.

Our Master List of EVERY Black Friday Ad Worth Buying Next Week

Sorting through Black Friday ads can be overwhelming, so our editors have pared down the thousands of offers into a list of only the deals that are truly great. From TVs to tablets, and everything in between, here are the things you need to be on the lookout for next week.

Why Wait? Even More Black Friday Deals You Can Buy NOW

Black Friday is still a week away, but we're already starting to see better prices online. If you're hoping to avoid the chaos of next week, you won't want to miss out on these deals that match or beat Black Friday.

Best Black Friday Fitness Tracker Ads: Best Buy Goes for the Gold!

Is everyone realizing they want to be healthy, or are we all just excited for a new gadget? Either way, there sure are a bunch of fitness trackers available on Black Friday! Here's our picks for the best choices.

Best Black Friday Laptop Ads: Under $300 Will Be the Norm, $720 MacBook Air

Laptops are one of the hottest items every Black Friday, and these year will be no exception. We're seeing ads for laptop deals for every budget, from a $75 2-in-1 to MacBook Air for a price that undercuts the current best by $71.

Jet.com Will Give You Money for Shopping In-Store on Black Friday

Jet.com is offering its members a different kind of Black Friday. It's calling November 27 "Purple Friday" and providing some real benefits to shopping in person instead of just online.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Black Friday

There's nothing trivial about Black Friday. Still, that doesn't mean you can't have a little free fun with some Black Friday trivia. Here are 10 Black Friday facts you probably didn't know — maybe because you were too busy shopping.