Black Friday Sale 2021: Amazon, Walmart early deals; Tips to shop at lowest prices

    Black Friday Sale 2021: Struggling to pick the best deals on Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy and Target? Know the best ways get great deals.
    By DIVYA
    | Updated on Nov 16 2021, 12:43 AM IST
    Black Friday Sale 2021: Online market is flooded with thousands of offers and deals. Know best ways to shop on Amazon, Walmart.
    Black Friday Sale 2021: Online market is flooded with thousands of offers and deals. Know best ways to shop on Amazon, Walmart. (REUTERS)
    Black Friday Sale 2021: Online market is flooded with thousands of offers and deals. Know best ways to shop on Amazon, Walmart.
    Black Friday Sale 2021: Online market is flooded with thousands of offers and deals. Know best ways to shop on Amazon, Walmart. (REUTERS)

    Black Friday sale 2021: Black Friday is still 10 away, and many online retailers such as Amazon and Walmart, and others are rolling out their sales well before the Thanksgiving week. They are struggling with supply chain issues and even labour shortages, which is delaying the deliveries. To make sure their customers buy and get their purchases on time, the Black Friday sale 2021 has been started early. This extra period of sales should ensure that supply chain issues are bypassed.

    On the consumers part, this is motivating them to start their holiday shopping early. After all, who would like to miss out on these great sales? So, if you can't wait to shop, then early Black Friday sales are meant for you. You have number of options from Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy to Target.

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    Walmart rolled out its third ad Of Black Friday Sale 2021, which begins today at 7pm E.T. However, subscribers of Walmart+ membership program can get deals four hours before the official time of the sale. Walmart best offers highlights Xbox series X and PlayStation 5.

    Besides Walmart, Amazon is offering 50% off on Echo Dot and 30% discount on Samsung 4k smart TV with built-in Alexa. Whereas, Target offers you video games, Books, beats wireless headphones between $100 to $200. But you must be wondering, how to choose best to shop from the pool of offers and items. Don't worry! Here get the tips from Industry experts shared by CNBC.

    Tips to shop for Black Friday Sale 2021

    1. Price tracker or browser extension is your saviour

    Yes, there are plenty of price trackers which can help you to choose the best deals, from Cently which automatically applied coupon codes to your online orders to PriceBlink which helps you to choose the best deals across the multiple retailers, tracks discounts and notified for the price drop on your selected product. There is browser extension too, 'Karma' which monitors price drop.

    2. Price match guarantee

    How about getting insurance on your selected products if better deal come along later? You heard it right, this is possible. For example, on Target you can request price match if the cost gets lower before 24 December, only with the select competitors and if the item is in stock. Walmart and Best Buy also have such policy. However, Best Buy excludes competitors’ special Black Friday pricing.

    3. Beware of 'sale-mirage'

    Even if the deal is best and from the trusted retailer, keep the check on services charges, shipment cost and return policies. Some deals and sale on items may looks like a big deal but addition of high shipment and service charges may end up costing you almost same as the MRP. So keep the on it.

    4. Gift cards is a good option

    Supply chain disruptions or late delivery, gift cards are best to avoid any risks. No matter if your item is out of stock or haven't delivered on time, Gift cards can save you from all the sale related problems. Plus, gift cards are also under deals in Black Friday sale 2021. So, what are you waiting for? Order best deals now while keeping in mind the mentioned precautions and enjoy shopping!

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    First Published Date: 15 Nov, 10:30 PM IST
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