Are you ready? Black Friday 2011, the day that U.S. retailers and thrifty consumers have been waiting for all year, is just two weeks away.
Whether you're looking for a $2 toaster or a $200 laptop, you're going to need a plan of attack to help you succeed. Here are a few sites that will help you develop and carry out your strategy this year:
FatWallet FatWallet has been around a long time and is a popular destination for deal hunters. It maintains a Black Friday section each year, to help you sort out all the deals. You can discuss deals in its forums, find deals by category or store, and even track deals with its Black Friday iPhone app. Also, if you want to take advantage of its cash-back program, be sure to sign up for an account. It has a large list of participating retailers with some retailers increasing their cash back percentages over the holidays.
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Slickdeals Most Slickdeals members are also FatWallet members and they often cross post deals on both sites. Slickdeals doesn't have a mobile app yet, but it does have a mobile version of its site. It also offers ad scans for those who lik... [Read more]
The best sites to track Black Friday deals
Fri, 11 Nov 2011 17:26:04 GMT