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    Updated on Oct 16, 2020. Posted on Oct 16, 2020

    Here's Everything We Know About Black Friday So Far

    Your complete guide to all the deals and steals and early and week-long sales happening on and around Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2020.

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    Black Friday 2020 will look different than in year's past, that's for sure, but you can still expect major sales from all your favorite retailers, like [Amazon] and [Walmart] both online and at their brick-and-mortar locations.

    Another fact that remains the same for Black Friday this year is that you gotta be fast on the deals. Lucky for you, we're here to help you stay up to date on all the latest Black Friday deals and promotions. We're still waiting in anticipation for most retailers to announce their exact sales, but there are still plenty of opportunities for some pre-Black Friday deals from Amazon, Walmart, and many more. We also rounded up the [best 2019 Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals] so you have a better idea of what to expect.

    The Best Pre-Black Friday 2020 Deals:

    1. 21% off Apple AirPods so you emerge from the tangled mess of old earbuds and take calls, listen to music, and easily switch between devices with these.

    The AirPods

    Promising review: "Excellent, pretty useful, easy to use, and reliable. At first I had some doubts about it being reliable to my Mac as some Bluetooth speakers sometimes cut off, but these work great and are really comfortable to my ears. Aesthetically, they look great to me. Worth every penny." —Ivan

    Get them from Amazon for $124.99 (originally $159)

    Up to 25% off a 7-in-1 Instant Pot that'll whip you up dinner without you ever needing to open your cluttered pots and pans drawer.

    The Instant Pot

    This do-it-all kitchen appliance is a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, sauté pan, yogurt maker and warmer.

    Promising review: "I use the pressure cook and slow cook options regularly! I even got rid of my stovetop pressure cooker, because I wasn't using it anymore. This one does the job perfectly well, with no noise, and no mess. The sauté feature is a huge bonus. A lot of slow cooker recipes require that you brown the meat first. It really saves the mess and hassle of browning it on the stove, and then transferring it over to the slow cooker. I simply use the sauté feature to brown whatever I need, then turn it off, switch to slow cook mode, cover, and walk away. It's the best feeling to get home from work in the evening and have a home-cooked meal ready to go!" —Beatriz

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99 for the three-quart Instant Pot (originally $79.95; also available in three sizes and three styles).

    35% off a nonstick frying pan to help you fry up the perfect eggs over easy and then painlessly slide them out of the skillet and onto your plate.

    The pan in blue

    Promising review: "I was very impressed by this frying pan. It is very easy to clean and distributes the heat very evenly. I made tacos in it and was able to clean the pan off by rinsing it with hot water. I didn't even need to use soap! It's also very attractive looking. A great frying pan!" —cccppp3

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Tasty collection at Walmart for $11.20 (originally $17.46; also available in copper).

    25% off an air fryer for crisping up your favorite foods — like chicken wings, fries, tofu, and salmon — without much counter space or effort.

    The two-quart air fryer in black

    Promising review: "A great and easy-to-use small air fryer. This is perfect for one to two people, and I’ve used it a ton since I purchased it. It’s quick and easy to clean up. Lots you can do with it!" —Michelle H

    Get it from Target for $44.99 (originally $59.99).

    33% off a robot vacuum because you'll be happy if you never have to lug your heavy, oversized vacuum from the closet.

    The vacuum on a carpet

    Promising review: "I had surgery and my doctor said no vacuuming. My springer spaniel sheds a lot. I ordered the Bissell pet robot vacuum and I was amazed that the robot Bissell was the answer to my prayers. I love it!" —MARY TOMFOHRDE

    Get it from Amazon for $199.99 (originally $299.99).

    $80 off a lightweight and portable Dyson vacuum so you're not constantly kicking the cord out of the way to suck up messes.

    The vacuum in red

    Promising review: "So far we absolutely love this vacuum! I was very skeptical about the cordless/smaller collection canister, but I am so happy with it. My husband was also changed by this vacuum. The last Dyson we had was too powerful on our carpet and it would pull pieces out! We just moved into a brand new house with brand new carpet and this vacuum does not do that! Also, we have pets and it’s keeping up on all the hardwood, the rugs, and the carpet!" —Dakota

    Get it from Target for $299.99 (originally $379.99).

    20% off a humidifier that'll come in handy as the air gets colder and drier.

    The humidifiers

    Promising review: "This humidifier works great to provide moisture to our bedroom. The first night of using a humidifier showed a little improvement in my dryness and allowed me to sleep mostly uninterrupted. Now on the third night, I didn’t have any sleep interruptions at all. My nasal passages have remained clear. The humidifier is the quietest one I've ever had so I'm finally able to keep it on at night. The size is perfect for my nightstand, and it was very easy to assemble, clean, and setup for first-time use. The humidifier gives a constant stream of moisture (quietly) without making the room too cold or leaving condensation either. Very happy with the purchase of this product." —Jun

    Get it from Amazon for $31.99 (originally $39.99).

    31% off an area rug for adding a cheery pop of color to your room.

    The pink, beige, and blue bohemian-style geometric rug

    Promising review: "I love this rug! It goes great with my color scheme in the house and really helped me to bring out additional colors for decor. A must buy!" —Angel

    Get it from Amazon for $48.44 (originally $69.99).

    27% off a desk because your neck, back, and wrists are begging you to stop working eight hours on the couch.

    The desk

    Promising review: "Sturdy, good design, and fairly easy to put together. It looks great! So pleased with this desk!" —Julia

    Get it from Wayfair for $167.99 (originally $230).

    38% off a desk chair so you can upgrade your work from home station, which is basically just your kitchen table.

    The black mesh-back rolling desk chair

    Promising review: "This is the most comfortable work station chair I have had to date. I spend at least 10–14 hours per day at my work station, and between perfect and easy height adjustment and excellent lumbar support, I am just as rested at the end of the day as I am at the start." —johanna

    Get it from Wayfair for $79.99 (originally $128.99; also available in gray).

    Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals We're Keeping An Eye On

    Based on what some of our favorite brands did last year!


    Aerie (American Eagle) ran a snappy deal on underwear under $30 from Black Friday through Cyber Monday week last year.

    Select AE stores (check here for hours) will be offering in-store or curbside pick-up. Face masks are required for all employees and customers (and will be provided if needed). AE will also be employing an "innovative line queuing app to support customer capacity" as well as other in-store safety protocols.

    All Saints

    Last year, All Saints ran a 30% off sale that began before Black Friday and ran through Cyber Monday week.

    This year stores will be open at the regular posted hours (depending on the location) and will limit the number of customers while encouraging social distancing.

    BH Cosmetics

    BH Cosmetics offered up to 70% off on makeup last year with a sale that started pre-Black Friday and ran through the entire Cyber Monday week.


    Claire's started their Black Friday sale early last year, with savings up to 40% off that extended all the way through Cyber Monday week. But, they cranked up the savings to 50% for one day on Black Friday.

    Hours currently vary at Claire's in-store locations. Employees and customers are required to wear a mask and there will be a limited amount of people that will be "safely accommodated in each store." As for era-piercings (this is Claire's after all) "stations and chairs are sanitized before and after each piercing."

    Claire's is currently offering on orders of $25 or more.

    Forever 21

    Forever 21 went into Black Friday early starting their sale by offering 30% off everything site-wide. But then they ramped up the savings to 40% off for the weekend following Black Friday and all the way through Cyber Monday week.

    For the most-up-to-date in-store hours, check back here.


    Glossier kept their "20% off sale" limited to Black Friday through Cyber Monday. So last year you only had four days to score a deal. That could potentially change this year so stay tuned.


    This was certainly a deal that people were buzzing about last year. Lelo offered up to 50% off sex toys starting pre-Black Friday and going all the way through Cyber Monday week.

    They're currently offering free shipping on all orders.


    Looking for some deals on denim? Look no further than Levi's who started their sale last year prior to Black Friday and continued it all the way through Cyber Monday week.

    As for the in-store experience, the "number of customers allowed in our stores based on state or county ordinances." Employees as well as customers will be required to wear masks and one will be provided if needed. Levi's will also offer in-store or curbside pick-up, same-day delivery, and even the ability to "shop by appointment." Check for the most up-to-date store hours here.


    Last year, Modcloth split their sales. There was a "spend more, save more" sale leading into Black Friday and running through that weekend. That was followed by a "40% off and free shipping" sale for Cyber Monday and Cyber Monday week.

    Currently offering free shipping on orders $49+.


    Let's not forget to pass the savings onto your four-legged friends too! Petco offered up to 65% off last year with a sale that started pre-Black Friday and ran all the way through Cyber Monday Week. That gives you plenty of time to save!

    As for the in-store experience, masks will be required for employees and customers and a mask will be provided if you don't have one. Petco also offers curbside pick-up with a 1–2 hour turnaround time. Check here for the most up-to-date store hours.

    Currently offering free 1–2 day shipping on orders $35+.


    Tarte offered up to 25% off leading into Black Friday last year and raised the savings to 30% off on Black Friday itself (and then dropping back down to 25% for the weekend). The big savings, though, came on Cyber Monday with up to 60% off for that day and that day alone.

    Currently offering free shipping sitewide.

    Tuft & Needle

    Tuft & Needle is offering 10% off site-wide now through October 26.

    Last year, they increased the savings to 20% off leading into Black Friday and going all the way through Cyber Monday week.


    Zappos offered up to 50% off last Black Friday on brand names like Stuart Weitzman, Nike, Steve Madden, Hunter, Clarks, and Sperry.

    Zappos always provides free standard shipping on all orders.

    Even More Stores Having Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2020 Deals

    Dermstore: Save up to 25% off designer skincare, haircare, and makeup.

    FitFlop: Save up to 40% off sale styles *and* earn an extra 20% off on top of that with the promo code EXTRA20.

    Loft: Save an extra 50% off sale with the code OMG.

    Macy's: Save up to 50% off fall sale items *and* earn an extra 25% off on top of that with the promo code FALL.

    Madewell: Save an extra 30% on sale items with the promo code NICEONE.

    Puma: Currently offering free standard shipping on order 35+ but keep a head's up for up to 40% off heading into Black Friday weekend.

    QVC: Get $5 off your first order with code WELCOME. Keep your eyes here for Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals just like last year.

    Rent The Runway: Last year's Balck Friday/Cyber Monday deal for RRR was o50% off on your first month of their Unlimited Membership. New memberships currently start at $69.

    Snapfish: Last year's offering was up to 83% off customizable cards and gifts.

    Under Armour: Keep a pre-Black Friday eye on UA, that when they offered an extra 30% off anything in the sale section.

    Keep coming back here for Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals and updates for your favorite brands!

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