Thanksgiving is a time to get together with family, enjoy a shared meal and holidays, and shop until you drop over.
The National Retail Federation reports that 140 million Americans will flock to stores and online shops for the kick off of the holiday shopping season.
If you want to make sure you grab the latest toys and gadgets that everyone is clamoring for, put your smartphone to use. Many stores and shopping sites create Black Friday shopping apps to act as your guide through the crowded aisles and overwhelming Internet.
BFAds.net Black Friday
BFAds compiles Black Friday ads from all retailers in your area so you can organize and plan your post-Thanksgiving shopping spree. Create a list and organize by store or category.
You can cross off items of your list and prioritize them. Customizable settings also enable you to receive push notifications about new and relevant deals in your area.
Macy’s app starts working with Macy deals on November 21st and allows customers to look through everything on sale and create a custom shopping list so they can grab everything for the holiday season in one fell swoop.
Then shoppers can easily share these lists in case they want to give friends and family subtle hints about what to get them for the holidays.
You can use the app to find more at Macys.com, from new sales to regular product lines, and the app is available for free.
FatWallet is known for finding the best deals online and off, and its app makes an invaluable Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping companion.
You can search through sales, compare prices, shop directly through the app, and share Black Friday ads on social networks. It allows you to search by specific stores, in various categories, or just look at all of the doorbuster deals that are available.
TGI Black Friday focuses on getting you Black Friday deal information as fast as possible, staying on top of ad leaks and delivering them to your iOS device.
The shopping list tool gives you a way to keep your Christmas gift lists handy, and it also allows you to easily search for coupons with any of these products.
The price comparison tool ensures you’re getting the best deal. You can look at ads by page or in their original form, have push notifications for Black Friday deals, share your lists, and sort through 10,000 deals.
Amazon is the biggest online retailer around, and is well known for having spectacular deals during Cyber Monday.
The only problem is that many of these deals are time limited, so you either need to sit yourself by a computer or pick up the Amazon Mobile app to stay on top of the lightning deals.
You can purchase directly through the mobile app, so you don’t have to worry about missing out on any of the deals that come up.
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