Best things to buy on Black Friday

Best things to buy on Black Friday
Make sure you compare deals for Black Friday. (Source:Dr. Wendy Longo/Flickr Creative Commons)

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - With 51 percent of American consumers saying that Black Friday no longer offers the best deals of the year, the personal-finance website WalletHub took an in-depth look at 2018's Best Things to Buy on Black Friday.

WalletHub determined that 14 percent of items offer no savings compared with their pre-Black Friday prices.

To find out whether shoppers are really getting the best deals, WalletHub compared the “Pre-Black Friday Price” against the actual Black Friday price of a broad selection of items.

In doing so, WalletHub identified the offers that are truly worth the hassle of partaking in the year’s biggest shopping craze.

Top 5 Deals (Additional Discount for Waiting Until Black Friday)

  1. Lifetime Storage Shed ($1,001)
  2. KEF SPACE ONE Headphones ($569)
  3. HP Envy Desktop 795-0050 ($290)
  4. Samsung 7.4 ft. Electric Dryer ($365)
  5. Samsung 55″ Smart UHD TV ($221)

Top 5 Product Categories

  1. Jewelry (73%)
  2. Books, Movies and Music (48%)
  3. Consumer Packaged Goods (46%)
  4. Video Games (only the software) (39%)
  5. Furniture (37%)

To read the full report, click here.

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