Do not be fooled by the Black Friday hype and hysteria, although retailers indicate that the year 2013 will offer the best deals consumers experienced in the past.
Below are the things you do not to buy on Black Friday.
1. Toys – Usually play on the prices of toys dropped two weeks before Christmas, making Black Friday a likely time for big discounts expect consumers. If you can wait just before the holiday, you’re more likely to save money.
2. Game Consoles – If you’ve got the games on the brain, Black Friday is not the time for the splurge on this item unless they are bundled with accessories and games. Bundled consoles sold at a discount of up to 40 percent of the manufacturer’s suggested retail price in the previous years, according to DealNews.
If you are hoping to get a deal on the Xbox and one or Playstation4, these units are likely to sell quickly due to the high demand of their own. So buy one at full price this holiday season is better than leaving them empty-handed.
3. HDTVs brand name – When it comes to HDTVs, if you name brand TVs, you can skip waiting in line at 4 am on Black Friday. The best deals on name brands TVs are at the end of the year, when manufacturers are looking to make room for newer models and models last year ‘s red lining. If the brand of HDTV is not important, you can record Black Friday deal on the TV manufacturer of the third degree.
4. Digital SLR Cameras – Black Friday is flooded with offers digital camera, and thus retailers and aggressive in making one final attempt to sell its stock by the premium brands for the first time in 2014 models in February. However, if you need a new camera to capture the moments of holidays, DealNews suggests the holding off until February, when retailers offer aggressive discounts on models that are outdated.
5. Winter Clothing – With Black Friday, which fall during the winter season, winter clothes are still at much higher prices than what you can expect to see in January when the sales end of the season cut prices even further.
6. Christmas Decorations – The ultimate holiday decoration sneaks up on buyers and taps into their motives on Black Friday. A sense of urgency in the stores creates a fear of not having enough, or not having the right decorations for the home. While the deluxe box of lights may seem a good price, hold off until after Christmas when falling stock prices and even then for the following year.
7. Sports Equipment – If you’re like most Americans, your belt might be a little tight and your collar a little warm. But you should run out and buy this elliptical machine shortly after digging in for Turkey and stuffing? According to DealNews, and there are twice as many deals on fitness equipment in January, so you have a few more weeks to splurge before weight loss.
8. Jewelry and Watches – November, December and February are the months jeweler buying and selling head during the holiday season should be avoided at any cost. If you have your heart set on a special gift, profit margins on jewelry often be priced higher in the chain of jewelry stores independently, so it pays to shop around, according to Reader’s Digest magazine.
9. Kindle HDX – Over the past few years, remained steadfast on Kindle prices during Black Friday. If HDX Kindle is your budget and even wishful thinking will not get this device sought after. Kindle Fire HD is selling at cost and will not get any less than $140, according to the Fox Business Network.
11. Bedding and Blankets – A warm, soft and colorful throw blanket always seems like a holiday gift practically suitable for anyone on your list, however it is an element of buy on Black Friday. It is best to wait until January, February and take advantage of the super deals on the white sales and put a few aside for next year’s season.
12. Wine and Specialty Foods – If you ‘re the kind of which depends on the fruit baskets beautifully arranged, or a variety of wines to impress friends, family, colleagues and business people, Black Friday certainly will not be offering up any deals on these items. You’d better wait until closer to Christmas when prices fall.
13. International Airfare – If you ‘re looking for booking domestic flights, there are deals available from Thanksgiving through Christmas, but if you have been set sight on the international escape, the New Year offer discounts much larger. The Fox Business Network that border, and JetBlue, and Virgin America offered discounts of up to 50 percent from last year.
And if you can fight the desire to buy this November 29, cut deeper and better deals will be unveiled in December, and after the New Year on everything from international travel expenses and personal devices for toys and specialty foods.