If you really hate shopping at the malls, we suggest making your big shopping day ONLINE any day rather than dealing with the crowds at Walmart – Target parking lot. From the comfort of your own home you can order anything you want, at any time of day, in your pajamas and often with free shipping if you hit a certain number or have a coupon or an Amazon Prime Membership – Watch Over 40,000 Movies & TV Shows Anytime – Start Free Trial Now Remember, you still pay local sales tax so the town isn’t going to suffer!
You get the extra thrill of getting a box on your front door with no gas, parking or waiting in line for your item.
Friday Deals on Amazon
- Toy bargains
- Electronics deals
- Kindle deals
- Jewelry sales
- Winter boots
- Arts, crafts and sewing deals
- Coloring Books for Adults
- Low prices on DVDs and Blu-ray
- Kitchen tools
- Pet supplies and toys
- Tools & Home Improvement for the handy person at your house
Don’t forget stocking stuffers, the best part of Christmas morning at our house. Art supplies (my girls can’t get enough washi tape or our favorite glitter pens that come in a zippered case with refills.
Of course, you know the best part, shop online in your jammies with your coffee and no lines, no shoving, no shivering in the parking lot at your favorite mall.
So many options of places to shop online for holiday deals:
- Amazon – 24/7 – 365
- JC Penney 12am-2pm Friday
- Sam’s Club – 7am Friday
- Target –2am-11pm (or midnight based on location)
- Toys R Us 12am-11pm Friday
Stores that closed on Thanksgiving
These stores are bucking the trend and were closed on Thanksgiving. If you want to support their decision you might choose to shop with them online instead of again getting the deals but skipping the crowds and lines, most stores ship for free through the holidays or with a minimum purchase.
- JCPenney (68 percent)
- Kohl’s (67 percent)
- Macy’s (56 percent)
- Kmart (50 percent)
- Panasonic (47 percent)
- Office Depot and OfficeMax (43 percent)
The smallest discounts from the stores include
- CVS Pharmacy 37.8%
- Target 37.3%
- Staples 34.4%
- Ace Hardware 34.2%
- Best Buy 33.5%
- Home Depot 31.4%
- Walmart 30.1%
- GameStop 29.2%
- Toys R Us 28.9%
- Walgreens 28.7%
- Big Lots 27.1%
- Amazon 25.8%
- Sam’s Club24.9%
- Costco 19.5%
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