8 Things You Should Never Buy On Black Friday

Buy refrigerators or washers for significant house purchases this weekend. The best furniture and mattress prices are during holidays like Labor Day and Memorial Day.

Furniture and Mattresses

January white deals provide the best rates on soft home products like linens and towels. Retailers reduce unsold holiday products and hold major sales around this date.

Bedding and Linens

The best airfare and hotel deals normally come on "Travel Deal Tuesday," Nov. 28 this year. Last year, this day had more offers than Cyber Monday and Black Friday.


Toy discounts rise in December. Shop before Christmas for last-minute presents and stocking stuffers since stores will be anxious to sell off inventory.


Hot toys like dollhouses and interactive sets should be bought early to avoid sellouts. Thanksgiving weekend offers 40% off Lego sets, making it the best time to buy.

Hot Toys and Lego Sets

Winter coats and boots are discounted on Black Friday, even though winter hasn't started. Cold-weather accessories, often gifts, may be cheaper now.

Winter Clothing

Gift cards are popular Christmas gifts, and many stores discount them in December. This boosts year-end cash flow for stores and eateries.

Gift Cards

Be cautious with extremely cheap electronics or kitchen appliances during Black Friday. Stick to reputable brands, checking product details before purchase.

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