21 Black Friday Deals Employees Want to Keep for Themselves
It’s that time of year again, when Black Friday deals promise the season’s deepest price cuts. We rounded up the most tempting discounts even brand employees can’t resist.
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Bargain hunting made easy
Black Friday is almost here! It’s the time of year when shoppers go on the hunt for the best deals of the season—for themselves and everyone on their Christmas lists. And while this retail holiday doesn’t always deliver on the hype, you can get some truly amazing discounts if you know where to look. We cut through the clutter and picked out the best deals (some already running) that might seem too good to be true. We suspect even store employees won’t want you to know about them because they are that good and they’ll want to keep these items for themselves!
Note: Prices listed were accurate as of press time; pricing fluctuations may occur.
T-Fal Easy Care Thermo-Spot Non-Stick Cookware Set
Are you a new homeowner looking to stock up on kitchen items? Or is your old cookware just, well, old? Either way, you can’t go wrong with this 20-piece set from T-Fal, which will have a Black Friday sale price at Walmart for $49.99 (original price: $79.98). It includes a slew of kitchen must-haves, including a 5-quart dutch oven, 1- and 2-quart sauce pans, fry pan, griddle pan, one-egg wonder, 5-quart jumbo cooker, cookie sheet, pizza pan, and some utensils. While you’re shopping, you might also want to pick up these kitchen gadgets you’ll wish you had years ago.
Xbox One S 1TB All Digital Edition Console
Gamers are getting in line for this one. The Xbox One S 1TB All‑Digital Edition Console with three digital download games (Sea of Thieves, Fortnite Battle Royale, and Minecraft) is heavily discounted for Black Friday week. Expect prices to dip way, way down at Walmart, where the Xbox One will be on sale for $149. That’s $100 off the retail price of $249.99. By the way, you no longer have to wait until the big day to get big discounts. Shopping early is actually one of the 13 new ways to find the best Black Friday 2019 deals.
7.5-Foot Pre-Lit Braxton Color-Changing 8-Function Christmas Tree
‘Tis the season for massive deals—but you don’t usually get steep discounts on holiday items until after the holiday is over. Apparently no one told that to Home Depot, which will be offering this stunning 7.5-foot-tall artificial Braxton Christmas Tree for just $79.98 on Black Friday, as opposed to its usual $229. With 700 LED lights, it will make your home holiday-ready in no time. To deck your halls (and your new tree), check out these DIY Christmas decorations anyone can make.
According to Brad’s Deals, this pair of Apple AirPods (with charging case) will be at its lowest price of the season at Walmart on Black Friday. The site’s retail-tracking experts say they’ve never seen the price on a non-refurbished pair go any lower. Here are another 15 things you’re not buying from Walmart—but should.
Husky Mechanics Tool Set
Attention, budding DIY-ers and handymen: It’s time to get those home projects in full swing in the new year, and you’ll be able to do that with this 270-piece Husky Tool Set. It normally retails for $150, but Home Depot will be offering it for $99 on Black Friday. Looking for something for Dad? Here are 52 of the best gifts for him on Amazon (that aren’t ties).
Keurig K50 Single Serve K-Cup Pod Coffee Maker
Did we read this right? The Keurig Classic K50 Single Serve K-Cup Pod Coffee Maker is taking a nosedive in price on Black Friday and the days leading up to it. Best Buy will have it marked down from $119.99 to $59.99. Here’s what else you should know before you shop: these 11 secrets Best Buy employees won’t tell you.
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS
While Apple tends not to be all that generous with discounts, expect to find significant price reductions on Apple Watches at Walmart. The Apple Watch Series 3 GPS 38mm with a sport band and aluminum case will be $129 at Walmart this Black Friday. That’s the cheapest price we found for a Series 3. Usually, they go for around $200. Walmart is actually one of the retailers with the most competitive Black Friday doorbusters, so it’s definitely worth it to brave the crowds…if you dare.
Apple MacBook Air 13.3″ Laptop
An Apple MacBook on sale? Yep! This Black Friday is shaping up to be a good one for Apple lovers. The MacBook Air 13.3″ will be a few hundred bucks cheaper than it normally is at Best Buy, so now is your time to buy. This unit offers touch ID and 8GB of memory. While it’s generally a good idea to get a new computer since technology changes so fast, you’re wasting your money if you buy these 14 things in brand-new condition.
Ring Video Doorbell + Amazon Echo Show 5 Bundle
We are loving bundle products this season since they offer so much value. If you get this package deal, you’ll save big. Best Buy will have this pairing on sale from $389.98 to $179.99. The Ring allows you to answer the door from anywhere, letting you watch live video of your home and get mobile alerts when anyone comes to your door. And the Echo Show, with its compact 5.5-inch smart display, will have Alexa at your beck and call. Don’t miss these other smart devices that are worth every penny.