BUSINESS NEWS - Black Friday is one of the more hectic shopping days on the retail calendar. With a vast retail sector catering for various goods and products, the consumer has the tricky task of identifying and buying sought-after items before they’re sold out.
The good news is, Guzzle has a variety of catalogues from leading retailers where you can find the items you are looking for.
Look out for ads and apps
Ads and apps will help you organize your day to maximize savings because many stores offer special discounts that are time-specific, such as early bird sales and doorbusters. Many smartphone apps are designed to make shopping for the best deals on Black Friday even easier. They can also help you find the best place to park at the mall or even the best, least-trafficked route to stores.
Use price-comparison internet shopping sites like Guzzle to assist you with comparing product prices. Compare the "options" included with the product. Some retailers will lowball an advertised price on a stripped-down product and then charge you extra for the necessary parts that will make it perform as expected. A good example of this is super low-priced computer printers that come without the cable or printer ink. You can use Guzzle which has numerous catalogues from leading retailers to compare prices.
Set up online accounts in advance
Many websites slow to a crawl on Black Friday and popular deals sometimes get sold out before you lay your hands on them, so you'll want to get in and out as swiftly as possible. Open online accounts with your favourite retailers, pre-enter your payment details and save them to your account so you can complete purchases quickly once deals are live.
Beat the crowds with night owl discounts
Internet shoppers can shop online in the pre-dawn hours of Black Friday. Many retailers will post Black Friday specials that can be ordered online and picked up at your local store. Special "web only" deals can also be available starting as early as Thursday night.
Bring the ads
Many stores offer a "lowest price" guarantee, but you might be required to produce proof of the exact product that's being advertised for less. Take any print ads you've saved with you. Most local retailers won't meet internet prices even when the product is advertised on the same company's website, but it can't hurt to try. Print the web page that details the product and shows the advertised price. It might give you additional bargaining power and push the salesperson into waiving other charges. Guzzle can be used as a handy advert display evidence.
If you're shopping for tech, know the lifecycles
Most technology, including smartphones, TVs and tablets, are released on a one-year cycle, so you only need to wait 12 months before there's a shiny new device to get excited about. Big tech companies will do their best to tempt you into buying their latest release, but the forgotten device celebrating its first birthday could still be more than adequate, and it's also far more likely to be on sale.
The guidelines provided above will assist you to find the best Black Friday deals.
ou can count on Guzzle to make this Black Friday stress free.
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