11. 20. 2008
Tips and tricks for shopping on Black Friday
With sales way way down, US retailers are probably thinking that for once Black Friday deserves its unfortunate name. Traditionally devoted to the spending of green, Black Friday is the frantic shopping day that follows the US Thanksgiving holiday--November 28 this year.
Given the state of the economy, you may have a lot less money to spend on holiday folderols. But look on the bright side. Gasoline is suddenly cheaper than it's been in many a moon, so driving to the mall is more affordable. And with sales forecasts so gloomy, panicked retailers are likely to be offering a lot of genuine bargains.
So shop 'til you drop. And get advice for shopping smart from this roundup of 25 online resources for coping with Black Friday, courtesy of Lidija Davis at ReadWriteWeb. The sites cited are stuffed with info about deals and bargains.