Black Friday Toy Discounts – Get Organized Then Get Shopping !
Black Friday Toy discounts will happen on
the day after Thanksgiving. In this good year of 2011 that will be November 25. Like most things these days,
the day is very competitive and people have been cheating a little...or should I say trying to get a jump on
their competition. Some stores open on Thanksgiving day and others open in the early hours of the morning on
This is partly due to the fact that plenty of people do online shopping nowadays and many of the online
e-commerce stores offer deals all the time and run things like Black Friday month.
The deals go for the whole of November and this ultimately ties into Cyber Monday (see Cyber Monday Toy discounts) which is the online version of Black Friday. A
good place to do your toy shopping online and take advantage of savings is Amazon....check out some of their
Black Friday deals here.
This day represents a good way to get Christmas toys for kids this year. In some cases
you can save money if you shop wisely or check out before hand where you can find the things you are after.
So What's This Black Friday All About ?
Maybe it's just me, but it was only fairly recently that I heard the term Black Friday in the sense that it is
used nowadays. To the uninitiated it sounds like it could be the title to the latest slasher movie or maybe a wall
street crash that has fund managers fleeing to the Bahamas. But, in fact, it is all about shopping.
Black Friday is actually the day following Thanksgiving and is basically the launch of the Christmas or Holiday
shopping season. To kick the launch off with a bang, many retailers open their shops early and offer big discounts
on their goods. Shoppers...or should I say canny shoppers are wise to this and do all their shopping on this day.
This means they can get some great deals and save a bit of cash on the holiday season shopping.
Store owners will open as early as 4 am in big cities and metropolitan areas. People will even queue at the
entrance doors so that they can be first to get to the bargains. It's all turned into a bit of an event now and you
could even argue that some store owners have become a bit cynical about the whole concept and don;t really offer
anything of any value at real discounts. On the other hand there are things that are discounted and some real
bargains to be had but you generally have to know what you want and go get it.
Video Games are often heavily discounted over the Black Friday week
If you are just browsing and hunting for a bargain, the chances are you will end up with stuff that isn't
discounted just as much as stuff that is discounted. Like everything in life, people that do a bit of preparation
before Black Friday are more likely to do well on savings. Get a list of things you want or need for Christmas and
then see what the best deal on them is before Black Friday. On the big day, go to a department store that stocks
most of the stuff you are after. If it is on discount then buy it and make the savings. Simple as that but it does
require a bit of prep and organization.
The name Black Friday seems to have a mysterious past. How did it get its name, apart from the fact that it's on
a Friday. Some claim the Black part of the name indicates the day that retailers finally get in the black in their
accounts for the year. I'm not sure this is true as it would be a pretty tough business to be in.
A more prosaic explanation for the name is that huge volumes of pedestrians and cars on the roads happen on the
day in major towns turning everything busy or creating black spots all over the town. I prefer the first
explanation but this one is probably more truthful.