As November approaches, companies are already running ads ahead of Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
Black Friday is always the day after Thanksgiving and refers to 24-hour deals in brick-and-mortar stores, while Cyber Monday is the day when online shopping is discounted.
This year, the big retail sales days are on November 25th and November 28th.
While most brands don’t advertise their sales until shortly before Black Friday, some are starting as early as this month.
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To ensure shoppers get the most bang for their buck and be among the first to spot price drops on coveted products, price tracking tools are great.
Honey is a popular browser extension that has long been popularized by YouTube users.
The free tracker alerts customers when a deal is found.
It will also offer promo codes that can be applied at checkout.
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Working with Amazon, Best Buy, and other well-known retailers, Honey has the ability to automatically add frequently viewed items to a “smart drop-down list.”
For Amazon lovers, CamelCamelCamel sends an email once a product on Amazon reaches the desired price or less.
SlickDeals allows people to browse coupons and create deal alerts based on keywords.
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Both iPhone and Android users can download the ShopSavvy app, which supports both online and brick-and-mortar stores. It also offers cash back at select retailers.
Scanlife lets people view items in specific regions, and Visualping also includes price drop alerts, allowing users to monitor any website.