Black Friday 2018, the dates, and tips to get the best deals by maximizing the discounts of Balck Friday and Cyber Monday 2018
The calendar says that the Black Friday 2018 will be November 23rd and the Cyber Monday 2018 will be November 26th, but how to find the best offers? Also why do you expect that, as often happens, the sales also take place before and after these specific dates.
Black Friday 2018 and Cyber Monday 2018: how to get the best offers
Shops and customers can turn their attention (and wallet) to the next shopping event of the year: the Christmas season. But, as with many other things in our lives, the internet has radically changed what was once a specific day, the exact date of Black Friday, in a continuum of business that starts ever closer to the beginning of November and runs straight to to the last couple of days before Christmas.
The online shopping sector began to compete with Black Friday in the physical store, with its specific day of occasions. Since the internet became a reference point for shopping, the day of sales turned into one Cyber Week and, in some cases, like on Amazon, in a month of sales for all November.
Although the specific day, which in the past was famous for trampled customers and fights to win the items for sale, has lost its unique prestige, the idea of Black Friday as a moment of occasions and of best offers of the year become firmly rooted in the consumer's mind. So, if you're going to make the most of it shopping of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, you might even learn how to do it right. Without further ado, here is a roundup of all the basic information needed to take advantage of Black Friday and get the best deals
Black Friday 2018 dates
Black Friday 2018 November 23, 2018: as always, the Black Friday the day after American Thanksgiving. This is an American tradition, hence the date linked to the national Thanksgiving holiday orThanksgiving Day in English. It is a feast of Christian origin that is celebrated in the United States on the fourth Thursday in November as a sign of gratitude to God for the harvest and for what was received during the past year.
Cyber Monday 2018 dates
26 November 2018: while the Cyber Monday 2018 was created as a way for ecommerce to appropriate a share of the sales that physical stores have already grabbed with Black Friday, the reason for the specific day lost some reason, since those same companies not only did they start offering Black Friday offers on their websites, but they also extended cyber sales for several days, if not weeks.
How affordable will the PC offers be for Black Friday 2018?
THE Chromebook helped to inaugurate the PC era super-low-cost, forcing Microsoft to respond by cutting the price it charged manufacturers to grant the Windows license in order to remain competitive in the low-budget market. Not excluding that we will see entry level computers, or similar, at really low prices not much above 100 euros. Obviously, at this price, you will not be able to expect very high quality devices with cutting-edge specifications, therefore, perhaps, no HD screen, 2 GB of RAM, a minimum amount of integrated storage space, a slower processor capable of to manage Internet browsing and basic productivity activities. For a further 200 it will already be possible to obtain higher quality devices that will not require excessive compromises for daily use.
How do you know if you are doing a good deal during Black Friday 2018?
There will certainly be great prices on items for sale during this extended discounted shopping period and many offers. Often with a special bell to warn that the object in question is available in limited quantities or for a short window of time. But, despite the promises of retailers, i Black Friday prices they are not always the best of the year. In fact, Wirecutter recently pointed out that out of the over 78,000 offers for Black Friday 2017, only about 450 was really worth it.
The reason can be traced to how the percentages of discount on Black Friday advertising are calculated, how the best offers are packaged. It can be noted that shops or websites use the list price, as a comparison to determine the discount applied, which is often not the price at which the product in question is normally sold. For example, a desktop PC can have a list price of 399 and its selling price during Black Friday is therefore discounted to 249, a rather significant discount; however, if this desktop is sold for 279 in the weeks leading up to Christmas shopping, the discount is much less impressive.
This tactic is quite widespread, so be careful before getting carried away Black Friday Fever 2018 and check the prices of the items of interest in the previous weeks and, also, check the prices on other sites.
For the rest, good expectations for Black Friday 2018 and Cyber Monday 2018