When do retailers launch their Black Friday sales?
Black Friday sales are extremely popular in the United States. Are there Black Friday deals in Canada, too? Yes! You’ll be happy to know that there are many Black Friday deals for you to take advantage of in Canada – both online and in various retail stores!
So, “when is Black Friday?” you ask. In the United States, Black Friday is the Friday in November after Thanksgiving day. Even though Canadian Thanksgiving day is back in early October, Canadian retailers still celebrate the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season.
When exactly does Black Friday 2023 begin? Black Friday 2023 will officially begin on Friday, November 24th.
Some retailers only offer deals on the actual date of Black Friday. Alternatively, many stores kick off the holiday season with early Black Friday deals – sometimes starting their sales weeks before Black Friday weekend. This is especially the case for deals online. So, if you’re looking to do some online shopping to find the best Black Friday deals this year, make sure you start your shopping early! Also, keep an eye out for individual store hours to know when your favorite retailer is open on Black Friday. Finally, expect a line-up of eager customers waiting for store doors to open if you’re shopping at a store with major sales.
Top Black Friday deals by stores
In Canada, there are many online sales as well as major discounts offered in-store by many major retailers. Some of these deals are comparable to deals you might find on Prime Day or even Boxing Day.
Many of these major retailers also offer early sales, and several retailers with membership clubs have been known to offer early access to members on some exclusive Black Friday deals. Walmart, Best Buy, Amazon, Apple, Costco, and Home Depot are just a handful of the big-name Canadian retailers who are expected to participate in Black Friday in 2023. Based on recent years, you can expect many early deals and new deals come Black Friday for all customers.
Many of these retailers also participate in Cyber Monday – an extended, and sometimes supplemental – day of sales. Cyber Monday takes place the Monday after Black Friday weekend. Some retailers even extend these sales into Cyber week! As you can see, there are a lot of great deals to be had on Black Friday!
How long do Black Friday deals last?
A common question is “how long is Black Friday?”. The name of the sale implies only one day – Friday – but, lucky for you, many retailers extend their sales throughout the weekend. Also, some retailers start their sales earlier in the week. Other retailers start their sales early in November, giving customers weeks upon weeks to take advantage of awesome savings and discounts. This can be a good way to get a good price on an early Christmas present, or for something you need for around the house.
Understand this: it’s very important to start your shopping early. If you want to save money, you need to shop with a strategy. This can be done by checking out the advertised deals by various retailers before Black Friday to make sure you get the best discounts possible. Black Friday is fast approaching – start doing your research early so that you can get a jump start on the holidays and gift-buying this year! November is right around the corner…
Black Friday 2023 predictions
“Do Black Friday deals end?” Unfortunately, the answer to this question is “yes”. But all good things come to an end, which means you need to make the most of the upcoming Black Friday sales so that you can get land yourself some serious savings! Lots of major retailers in Canada and the United States have awesome deals come Black Friday, and many online deals and early bird sales are available weeks before Black Friday. So, if you want to start your Christmas shopping early, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the following Cyber week are some of the best times to do so!
Based on previous years, predictions for Black Friday 2023 include major deals both online and in-store from popular retailers (e.g., Walmart, Best Buy). It’s reasonable to expect early Black Friday deals, as well as extended Black Friday weekend sales, plus Cyber Monday and Cyber week sales. Prices will be heavily discounted across a variety of products, from clothing to kitchen products, from home entertainment and technology to furniture. Price cuts will be different from one retailer to another, so make sure to do your research and shopping as early as possible. And remember, most retailers extend their sales beyond a single day. Happy shopping!