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The Best Places to Shop on Black Friday This Year

Macy’s

Macy’s

Macy’s is always a popular Black Friday hot spot, but this year we’re expecting deals like we’ve never seen before. From furniture, appliances, clothes, shoes, and even gift items, Macy’s is marking down prices at nearly half of the original price! If you’re looking for great deals for the season, definitely stop by Macy’s Black Friday sale. 

Based on a product survey conducted by WalletHub from the past few years, here’s a list of average Black Friday discount percentages for Macy’s from 2017 to today:

  • 2017: 45.6%
  • 2018: 48.7%
  • 2019: 46.1%
  • 2020: 56%
  • 2021: 58.5%
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JCPenny

JCPenny

JCPenney is a favorite for many shoppers looking for good deals on any day, and their Black Friday sales never fall short. While JC Penney doesn’t have the same selection as Macy’s, you can find great deals on clothes and gifts for your family and close friends. You can even find some good deals on brands like Liz Claiborne and St. John’s Bay. 

Based on a product survey conducted by WalletHub from the past few years, here’s a list of average Black Friday discount percentages for JCPenney from 2017 to today:

  • 2017: 66.3%
  • 2018: 65.1%
  • 2019: 61.0%
  • 2020: 56.7%
  • 2021: 57.6%
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Belk

Belk

If you’re looking for all things clothes, bedding, or bathroom accessories, Belk always has an amazing selection of trends. On Black Friday, expect doorbusters and much more. They even have deals on designer handbags on Black Friday. 

Based on a product survey conducted by WalletHub from the past few years, here’s a list of average Black Friday discount percentages for JCPenney from 2017 to today:

  • 2017: 62.8%
  • 2018: 68.9%
  • 2019: 66.9%
  • 2020: 50.0%
  • 2021: 56.7%
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Kohl’s

Kohl’s

Famous for their deals, there are always great promotions and discounts when shopping at Khol’s. During the holidays, you can almost get all of your holiday shopping done in one place! The best thing about shopping at Kohl’s is that you can stack promotions and coupons along with your collection of Kohl’s cash. 

Based on a product survey conducted by WalletHub from the past few years, here’s a list of average Black Friday discount percentages for Kohl’s from 2017 to today:

  • 2017: 66.3%
  • 2018: 60.8%
  • 2019: 57.1%
  • 2020: 51.9%
  • 2021: 49.3%
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Office Depot and OfficeMax

Office Depot and OfficeMax

In case you’re in the market for a new laptop, computer, or even some new office equipment we felt you should know that Office Depot and OfficeMax actually offer amazing Black Friday deals on electronics and other office things. Their sales and promotions are posted online on their website. 

Based on a product survey conducted by WalletHub from the past few years, here’s a list of average Black Friday discount percentages for Office Depot and OfficeMax from 2017 to today:

  • 2017: 34.5%
  • 2018: 42.6%
  • 2019: 36.6%
  • 2020: 33.3%
  • 2021: 42.8%
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Lenovo

Lenovo

Never pay full price for computers or electronics. Lenovo goes all out on Black Friday, cutting prices by nearly 40%! If you can hold out till the end of the year, shopping the Lenovo Black Friday sale could save you a couple of hundred dollars if you play your cards right. 

Based on a product survey conducted by WalletHub from the past few years, here’s a list of average Black Friday discount percentages for Lenovo from 2019 to today:

  • 2019: 38.6%
  • 2020: 44.1%
  • 2021: 40.3%
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Nordstrom

Nordstrom

Expect up to 50% off this Black Friday from Nordstrom! Nordstrom has gotten pretty famous over the last few years for their blow-out Black Friday deals on high-end clothing and even some designer brands. So, if you’re looking for something a little nicer, but you still want a deal, check out Nordstrom this Black Friday. 

Based on a product survey conducted by WalletHub from the past few years, here’s a list of average Black Friday discount percentages for Nordstrom from 2017 to today:

  • 2019: 36.9%
  • 2020: 39.0%
  • 2021: 33.2%
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Walmart

Walmart

Probably the main destination for Holiday shopping for many families, Walmart always does it big for Black Friday. They even go so far as to roll out pallets with plastic-wrapped stacks of products ready for shoppers to grab. If you have kiddos, chances are you’ll be hitting up the toy aisle, so may as well save some money!

Based on a product survey conducted by WalletHub from the past few years, here’s a list of average Black Friday discount percentages for Walmart from 2017 to today:

  • 2017: 34.2%
  • 2018: 29.9%
  • 2019: 34.3%
  • 2020: 27.8%
  • 2021: 31.6%
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HP

HP

Black Friday is probably the best time of year to buy new electronics, and HP doesn’t disappoint with their Black Friday promotions. Be ready for daily doorbusters leading up to the big sale, as well as free shipping storewide! They’re cutting prices on Chromebooks and laptops by hundreds of dollars!

Based on a product survey conducted by WalletHub from the past few years, here’s a list of average Black Friday discount percentages for HP from 2017 to today:

  • 2017: 34.0%
  • 2018: 27.5%
  • 2019: 37.4%
  • 2020: 31.7%
  • 2021: 31.3%
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Big Lots

Big Lots

Big Lots is the value-hunter’s best friend! You can get anything from furniture, decor, cookware, and all things seasonal decor at a fraction of the cost at other stores. While the selection is a little limited, it’s still a good place to check out every now and again, especially on Black Friday. 

Based on a product survey conducted by WalletHub from the past few years, here’s a list of average Black Friday discount percentages for Big Lots from 2017 to today:

  • 2017: 24.1%
  • 2018: 22.9%
  • 2019: 27.9%
  • 2020: 20.0%
  • 2021: 29.2%
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Amazon

Amazon

Be sure to check in on Amazon’s Black Friday deals all around during the holidays. Every day will be a featured deal on discounted items! They continue sales into Cyber Monday, and you get free shipping as a prime member! You can find literally almost anything on Amazon, so shop their deals first. 

Based on a product survey conducted by WalletHub from the past few years, here’s a list of average Black Friday discount percentages for Amazon from 2017 to today:

  • 2017: 36.8%
  • 2018: 29.3%
  • 2019: 25.4%
  • 2020: 26.5%
  • 2021: 275%
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Academy Sports + Outdoors

Academy Sports + Outdoors

If you’ve got your eyes on any new athleticwear or equipment, Academy Sports + Outdoors is the place to be on Black Friday. They have camping equipment, bikes, workout gear, and much much more! Every year for Black Friday, they offer deals almost storewide, so be sure to keep an eye out!

Based on a product survey conducted by WalletHub from the past few years, here’s a list of average Black Friday discount percentages for Academy Sports + Outdoors from 2018 to today:

  • 2018: 28.0%
  • 2019: 31.8%
  • 2020: 31.5%
  • 2021: 26.3%
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Best Buy

Best Buy

Every year Best Buy seems to be the hot spot for Black Friday shoppers, it seems we see people lined around the building waiting for the latest video game console or TV deal. Regardless of each year’s big sale, Best Buy always pulls a crowd for Black Friday. So have your shopping list ready to go, and get there early. 

Based on a product survey conducted by WalletHub from the past few years, here’s a list of average Black Friday discount percentages for Best Buy from 2017 to today:

  • 2017: 30.0%
  • 2018: 28.7%
  • 2019: 29.5%
  • 2020: 25.3%
  • 2021: 22.3%
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Target

Target

As if we all needed another excuse to go to Target, they always have out of this world Black Friday sales almost storewide. So, check out their website and see what their hot-ticket items are this year! From electronics to Holiday decor, Target has a huge selection of goodies to grab for gifts or for your own home!

Based on a product survey conducted by WalletHub from the past few years, here’s a list of average Black Friday discount percentages for Target from 2017 to today:

  • 2017: 22.7%
  • 2018: 28.1%
  • 2019: 34.3%
  • 2020: 34.8%
  • 2021: 36.2%
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Overstock.com

Overstock.com

Overstock.com loves Black Friday so much they do an entire week of deals leading up to the day of with 70% off thousands of items across the Overstock website. If you’ve been eyeing some new nightstands or a new sofa table to go behind the couch, now may be your moment to snag one at a decent price!

Based on a product survey conducted by WalletHub from the past few years, here’s a list of average Black Friday discount percentages for Overstock from 2020 to today:

  • 2020: 22.7%
  • 2021: 22.1%
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