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Black Friday 2013 Sales Roundup: 75+ Of The Best Deals And Discounts From Every Store Sale Imaginable [LIST]

 

 

 

” You’ve been waiting for months for news to leak about this day. You’ve gathered every ad from the newspaper and circled the best of the best. You’ve consulted the experts and even done some preliminary practice shopping. You’ve strategized your game plan and even mapped out your hourly schedule for the day.

No, we’re not talking about sports — unless you, like us, consider holiday shopping a sport. We’re talking about the consumerism celebration, the retail revelry, the notorious annual shopping extravaganza that is… Black Friday.

And if you’re part of the 57 percent of American consumers who “find the experience to be fun,” as Women’s Wear Daily found last year, you’ll take on the challenge to find the best deals and discounts this Black Friday. Or possibly even Thanksgiving Day, since a fair number of stores will be open nationwide offering doorbuster sales for shoppers.

Even if you’re up for the challenge, it can be a bit overwhelming. But don’t fret: We’ve scoured the Web, sifted through all of the sales and found the best deals and standout discounts from your favorite department stores, electronics chains, clothing boutiques and more, in stores and online, for Thanksgiving and Black Friday.

Remember: Be sure to double check websites for online purchases to see if the retailer offers free shipping or coupon codes for the store.

And, if you see the deal of your dreams listed here and want to be the first at the store, here is a list of store hours for major retailers on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, as well as Black Friday.

DEPARTMENT STORES

1.       Bon-Ton: Over 500 doorbusters; Extra 25% off sale price merchandise using promo code “THANKS2013N” or this coupon; $60 off a ladies’ or men’s regular or sale price coat purchase of $100 more using coupon code “ZCOATSTHX13” or this coupon; Free shipping using code “FREESHIP”

2.       J.C. Penney: Doorbusters Thursday 8 p.m. to Friday 1 p.m.; Free shipping over $49 Thursday through Monday; Get a $25 off coupon when you buy a 4-pack of JCPenney gift cards totaling $100 in stores only; 15% off using this coupon or online code “BLKDEALS” Friday from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.

3.       Kmart: Up to 25% off housewares; Nakamichi NC40 Noise-Cancelling Headphones for $41.99; all TVs on sale “

 

    This is just the beginning of the link-filled list of special shopping deals available from the article . And lest you think the deals are only from department stores , other categories of retailers include :

 

APPAREL, SHOES AND MORE

ELECTRONICS AND MEDIA

HOME AND GARDEN

OTHER – which includes , sporting goods , pets , toys , jewelry , music and more 

 

 

 

   Check it out if shopping is your thing . There are deals to be had and money to be saved if you have the fortitude to fight your way through the crowds . We’ll be sure to stay out of your way .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spanish Company Offers Ultimate In Mattress Money Storage (video)

 

 

 

 

Madrid – While some people joke that it is safer to keep your money under your mattress, one Spanish company has taken the issue more seriously and is producing mattresses, complete with built-in safe.

As the economic crisis continues in Spain and more people distrust the banks, this Spanish company came up with the perfect solution.

Paco Santos, the creator of this new mattress told NPR, “You see, we’ve got big economic problems in Spain, and people have really lost confidence in the banks.”

The company, Descanso Santos Suenos, promotes its product “Caja de Ahorros Mi Colchón” or “My Mattress Safe” with the slogan “Your money is close to you.” “

 

 

 

 

Economists : Recession Taught Wasteful Spenders the Value of Saving

” Americans are putting money away at a pace more than double that leading up to the economic slump. The saving rate has averaged 4.8 percent since June 2009, when the 18-month contraction ended,
compared with 2.2 percent in the three years leading up the downturn. “