Savings.com, the leading online source for coupons, deals and expert shopping tips, today unveiled a Best Times to Buy Holiday Gifts guide. The guide will help consumers navigate through Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the holiday shopping season to find the best deals for all their gift-giving needs.
Savings.com analyzed more than 1.5 million deals from 25,000 retailers and polled leading consumer and shopping experts, in order to find the best times to buy popular holiday gifts.
Highlights from the guide include:
- November 22, Thanksgiving: Black Friday sales begin on Thanksgiving this year, the new and unofficial kick off to the shopping season.
- November 23, Black Friday: Electronics and apparel are the best gifts to shop for on Black Friday, as well as the days immediately following.
- November 26, Cyber Monday: The best gifts to shop for on Cyber Monday are electronics, apparel, toys and games, and items for the home and garden.
- November 27-December 7: Get the best deals from major toy retailers.
- December 17, Free Shipping Day: There is another spike of great deals from apparel brands on the last day free shipping is available to holiday shoppers looking to get their purchases delivered in time for Christmas.
- December 20-25: If you are thinking of buying a food and wine gift, the best deals are available the few days before Christmas.
“Black Friday and Cyber Monday are great days to shop and save, and we have already seen from our partners that this year is going to be huge for savvy shoppers,” said Loren Bendele, co-founder and President of Savings.com. “In fact, in a recent survey of Savings.com members, 99% said they planned to shop and use deals on those days. However, we have also found that great deals are available for products throughout November and December, and we want to share our insight and give shoppers confidence that they are getting the best deal possible.”
Savings.com has also launched a one-stop Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales site with complete coverage of the best Black Friday deals, sales, ads, and door busters from all the leading retailers. Black Friday and Cyber Monday shoppers on Savings.com will have access to more than 40,000 coupons, including Macys, Home Depot, Kohls, and Sears.