The big guys have already rolled out their “Black Friday” deals early or released their prices for shoppers to prepare themselves to grab discounted items before the stock runs out. Cyber Monday deals are not released until the day of, but you can estimate them based on last year’s sales.
Stores with the Best Deals
Some deals are better than others and it is always important to do your research before buying anything or else you might miss out on a better deal or overspend.
A few stores that usually have deals that save you hundreds of dollars are:
Other retailers like Apple and Sonos offers are usually more modest, which is something to keep in mind while browsing Cyber Monday Deals.
What Deals You Can Expect
With newer models of electronic gadgets introduced, the older models are usually sold at a discount during Cyber Monday to deplete their stock. These include entertainment items like:
- 55-inch to 65-inch models 4K HDR TVs and 70-inch TVs
- Noise cancelling headphones
- Smartwatches including Apple Watches
- Smart home devices including Amazon Echo and Google Nest
- Laptops and tablets
- Older models of iPhones and iPads
- Nintendo Switches
Other small home appliances like Instant Pots, robot vacuums, and coffee makers, washers and dryers, refrigerators, and anything else you can plug in will probably be on sale.
How to Prepare for Cyber Monday
Now that you know what’s going to be on sale on Cyber Monday and which stores have the better deals, you can prepare yourself to make a smart purchase. As mentioned, it can be easy to snatch a deal that is great, but you might regret it when you see another retailer selling the same product for less.
Here are some tips for Cyber Monday:
- Decide exactly what you need.
It’s tempting to just put every item that suits your fancy in your cart and click “Confirm Purchase” without even thinking about it. With the right focus, you can get the product that you need first and everything else can come after.
- Research the best deals or predictions for that item.
Retailers want shoppers to also spend on Cyber Monday so they like to tease even lower prices for that day. Compare Black Friday deals for your items to the Cyber Monday price of your product from last year. This will help you determine the best price that day.
- Set an alarm for the early hours of Cyber Monday.
Retailers roll out their deals at different times. Some can start right at 12:01 AM and others could come out at 8 AM. For the best chance of buying what you need, you can set an alarm to start checking as soon as Cyber Monday starts.
- Give yourself a budget.
Just like every other financial decision, it is important to limit your spending! You don’t want to wake up to debt. Sales always come and go and so you’ll always have a chance to get a good deal.