Thanksgiving, Black Friday store hours

These Black Friday shopping tips will come in handy | The Telegraph

A simple Google search for "best Black Friday deals" provides plenty of great information from sources that know what they're talking about.

No worries-Consumer Reports has been tracking Black Friday deals for years, so we've got you covered.

Currys PC World are currently listing more than 30 TV deals which they describe as "Black Friday Prices now" which all have free next day delivery. Keep in mind to bring ads with you on Black Friday just in case the price is not what you expected or is as advertised. The products look good, and the prices certainly sound good, but the reality of actually getting your hands on one of these items isn't so rosy.

Argos's eagerly anticipated Black Friday bonanza will kick-off tomorrow - Wednesday 15 November - and run for 14 consecutive days through to Cyber Monday.

The huge day of retail discounts has become famous for its technology deals, and every year both Black Friday and Cyber Monday have featured a huge range of discounted TVs front and centre of retailer's offerings.

In order to guarantee these prices, "eBay works closely with our sellers to source top-quality and in-demand deals at the best prices available", Jesse Kiefer, Director and General Manager of eBay Deals, explained to Fortune in a statement. Any good battle plan requires reconnaissance - and we're here to help with some helpful hints and predictions. On Black Friday itself, they will be joined by hundreds of head office workers helping out on the shop floor. For instance, large retailers might apply their deepest discounts to TVs with a specific model number, which makes it hard to be sure you're doing an apples-to-apples comparison.

In addition to the Deals of the Day, there will be thousands of Lightning Deals for online shoppers who are quick enough to nab them. Just make sure it's the real business and not a scammer.

Have you ever stood in line without your store rewards card? (Don't forget Google Shopping and There are also a growing number of apps, such as ShopSavvy, Shopular, and BuyVia, that let you scan bar codes to compare prices, get discounts, and score coupons from local retailers.

If you decide to buy online, follow security measures.

More than half of those planning to shop say they are doing so to take advantage of deals and promotions. Be aware that many retailers offer only "store credits" for returns.