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Making the most of Black Friday 2020

November 14, 2020

With Black Friday now less than a month away, this year is set out to be different compared to the ones we’ve had in the past. Finding ourselves in a second lockdown, we're now having to resort to online shopping to receive commercial goods. Being confined at home means a lot more of us have time on our hands to be browsing deals and preparing our online baskets in time for the discounts. With the current circumstances, most businesses have started to roll out deals earlier than the anticipated Black Friday date. You can have a look at what stores are already offering here.

We thought it would be great to share some of our tips to ensure that you make the most of this Black Friday and get everything you need in time for Christmas.

Tips and tricks

  1. Search during non-peak periods- with everyone set to be browsing at the same time, try and go online during times when it’s less busy. Normally this would be early morning or very late at night. It may take some patience and commitment to go online during these times but at least you’re able to get access to the best deals without the site crashing from user overload.
  2. Join waiting lists or pre-order- we know with electrical goods like PS5 set to make way soon, many people are eager to be the first to receive these gems so instead of keeping tabs, signing up to waitlists will allow you to be the first to be notified when items are available in stock.
  3. Pre-order Some companies have also provided a pre-order option which means you can pay and receive goods once the release date has been confirmed.
  4. Saving your basket- sometimes some websites can see what has been saved for later in your basket. To encourage you to purchase, they may send discount codes or offers on the product last minute, this might be frequent for a lot of websites during Black Friday so keep your eyes peeled!

Hopefully these tips help you to fulfil a successful Black Friday and secure great deals for online shopping!

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