updated 11/12/12 by Dean Carson
Black Friday serves as a monumental occasion for Christmas shoppers across the country. Amazon, the leading site for internet purchases, always has some of the best deals on the year’s most popular items. This year Amazon will launch its popular “Black Friday Deals Week” once again. This campaign is designed to offer consumers early discounts on some of the most popular items for Christmas.
From the present date, right until Black Friday Amazon will be offering select deals every day in a Countdown to Black Friday Deals week. There are deals to be had for a variety of products including home goods, electronics, tablets, laptops, shoes, clothing and accessories. Below is a summary of a selection of the items being offered on sale currently.
Toys & Games (11/12)
On Monday, November 12th, Amazon is offering special deals on LEGO toys. Some of Monday’s featured LEGO deals include Whitecap Bay V39, LEGO City Mining Truck, LEGO Cars Mack’s Team Truck, and LEGO Star Wars sets all at generous discounts. The deals look to be continuing throughout the day on a Lightning Deal first come, first serve basis so check back on the site’s Black Friday deals here to see what the latest might be.
Amazon is offering the Cuisinart CPK-17 PerfecTemp 1.7-Liter Stainless Steel Cordless Electric Kettle for $79.99. The kettle has a list price of $185. This translates to a savings of 57%.
Digital Cameras have long been a popular gift purchase. The Black Friday deals offered through Amazon feature the Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS Digital Camera with Full HD Video and Ultra Wide Angle Lens for a reduced price of $193. This item normally sells for $279. The black Friday deal offers consumers a discount of 31%. Free shipping is also included for this item.
During the month of November, Amazon.com is offering markdowns on “value televisions.” These include big name brands such as Toshiba, RCA, Coby, Sceptre, Seiki, and TCL. Currently, prices range from as low as $179 on the featured televisions, all the way through $699. Sizes of these TV’s range from a 24-inch Toshiba 1080p up to a 55-inch TCL LED HDTV with 2-year warranty.
Tablets and tablet accessories are must have items for Christmas. The Black Friday deals at Amazon include the Kensington KeyFolio Pro 2 Performance Case For iPad 4 with Retina Display, New iPad (3rd Gen) and iPad 2 for the purchase price of $60.97. The Kyfolio usually retails for $100. The current deal results in a 39% discount. This offer also qualifies for free shipping.
The Toshiba Satellite L755D-S5162 15.6 -Inch Laptop is on sale for $399. The list price for this item is $599. Amazon’s Black Friday deal means that this laptop can be purchased at a 33% discount. To sweeten the deal Amazon offers free shipping for this laptop.
For the runners and athletically minded, Amazon is offering the Adidas Men’s KX TR M Trail Running Shoe for $50.66. Amazon also has more elegant shoe offerings for the ladies in the family. The site is offering the Skechers Women’s Dream Come True Fashion Sneaker for $32.74. Amazon’s Black Friday deals also offer a broad range of shoes at a great price.
No Christmas wish list would be complete without clothes. Amazon’s Black Friday deals feature the Dollie & Me Girls 2-6X All Over Animal Multi Color Print Robe for $37.80. The set retails for $54, which represents a savings of 30%. Shipping is free for this item.
In the video games category, Amazon is offering its customers bundle deals on consoles as well as individual games at reduced prices. Current featured deals and promotions include special pre-order bonuses for “Call of Duty: Black Ops 2,” “Halo 4,” and “LEGO Lord of the Rings” games. There’s also a special promotion with $50 off select Xbox 360 systems.
Overall Amazon is offering some excellent Black Friday deals to customers. The savings are listed each day for a limited time. In addition, the site shows all upcoming sales so that you don’t miss out on any deals. Amazon will also offer special Cyber Monday discounts. If you are interested in finding good deals for the holiday season, Amazon is the first place you should look due to the convenience of free shipping on many products, as well as their heavily-discounted selection of items!