January 22, 2022

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Black Friday 2021 sales: How to save on fashion, furniture, tech, kitchen and dining items

The time shoppers have been waiting for has come: It’s Black Friday.

Yes, there have already been a lot of pre-Black Friday deals. But today’s the official day (Nov. 26), and there are more sales to keep an eye out, especially if you want to cross friends and family off your holiday shopping list. Many retailers are expanding holiday sales to the entire weekend, leading up to the notorious Cyber Monday online shopping day (Nov. 29).

Here is your cheat sheet to Black Friday sales (and beyond).

Major department stores and sites

Walmart: Walmart has been promoting early Black Friday sales for months, and the official Black Friday deals go live today. The best deals are on the AirPods Pro ($159, originally $197) and iHome AutoVac Nova Self Empty Robot Vacuum ($249, original $599).

Amazon: After weeks of “epic daily deals” and Black Friday teasers, Amazon is going into the weekend full force. Deals on everything from Amazon’s Echo and Fire devices to headphones and gaming gear are available for Black Friday. Some of the most anticipated discounts are on the Amazon Fire TV 50″ 4-Series ($329.99, originally $469.99), the Blink Video Doorbell ($34.99, originally $49.99), the Luna Controller ($49.99, originally $69.99) and the Kindle Oasis (30% starting on Black Friday, originally $279.99).

Nordstrom: The department store is discounting all items on its site – from clothing to home decor – up to 50 percent off for Black Friday.

Macy’s: Some of the best deals are on designer comforter sets (starting at $19.99, originally $80-$120), up to 70 percent off women’s coats, 50 percent off beauty and fragrances, 60 percent off kids jackets and 60 percent off fine jewelry.

Saks Fifth Avenue: Its luxury fashion brands will have discounts up to 75 percent off.

JCPenney: JCPenney is offering 75 percent off its fine jewelry collection, which includes sterling silver hoop earrings ($19.99, originally $124.98), and 40 percent off some of the hottest selling toys of the season. Some of the best deals are on the Sky Rider Quadcopter Drone with Wi-Fi Camera ($29.99, originally $79), Disney Collection Toy Story Buzz Lightyear Talking Action Figure 12″ ($19.20, originally $32) and Discovery Kids Toy Computer Laptop Swivel ($24.50, originally $49).

QVC: More than 2,000 items will be discounted for Black Friday. Highlights include the Skylight 10″ Touch Screen Picture Frame with Email Sending ($149.99, originally $198) and ELEMIS Pro-Collagen Marine Cream Duo & Travel Matrix ($99, originally $199).

HSN: HSN is offering discounts and free shipping on trending items such as the Nintendo Switch OLED Bundle ($749.99, originally $829.99) and the Revlon Blow Dryer Brush ($49.99, originally $originally $59.99).

Kohl’s: Kohl’s has site-wide discounts on a variety of products. The store – and Kohl’s website – are offering up to 45 percent off vacuums like the Shark ION Wi-Fi Connected Robotic Vacuum ($179.99, originally $299.99), up to 40 percent off air fryers, like the Ninja Foodi 6-in-1 10-qt. XL 2-Basket Air Fryer with DualZone Technology ($169.99, originally $249.99), and up to 50 percent off its kitchen and dining products, like the Food Network™ Macaroon 16-pc. Dinnerware Set ($59.99, originally $109.99). With every purchase made on Black Friday, customers will earn “Kohl’s Cash” they can put toward future store purchases. Use code “ENJOY15″ for an extra 15 percent off at checkout.

Apparel

Express: The entire Express site is discounted up to 50 percent off and shipping is free on all orders.

Anthropologie: The women’s clothing store, which also offers accessories and home decor, is giving an extra 30 percent off discount on all orders upon checkout on Black Friday.

Neimen Marcus: The luxury brand store is offering up to 75 percent off its regular price and sale items, including the Kobi Halperin Hunter Printed Midi Dress ($348.60, originally $498) and the VINCE Men’s Sherpa Trucker Jacket ($416.50, originally $595).

Etsy: The customized gift site, supporting thousands of independent creators, is embracing a 60 percent off cyber sale this weekend on select holiday gift ideas for parents, children, significant others and more.

Lane Bryant: Lane Bryant is offering $25 signature bras, along with 50 percent off loungewear. Some of the best deals are on the Brushed Waffle Sleepshirt & Sock Set ($26.47, originally $52.95) and the Henley Long-Sleeve Top & Legging PJ Set ($26.47, originally $52.95).

Cotton On USA: All weekend long, Cotton On will discount items across the entire site 30 percent off.

Good American: Khloe Kardashian and Emma Grede’s Good American site is discounting all styles of its jeans 25 percent. Use code “BF25″ to redeem the discount. The most popular styles of Good American jeans are the Good Legs Deep V ($119), Better Than Leather Good Boy ($189) and Good Legs Exposed Buttons ($139).

New Chic: The clothing site has a 70 percent off sale planned site-wide, with coupon codes to save extra cash at check out and free shipping on all orders. For $10 off orders $70 and over, use code “BFS10.” For $30 off orders $135 and over, use code “BFS30.” For $40 off orders $160 and over, use code “BFS40.”

Rent the Runway: The site is offering 40 percent off memberships and select single items. The offer ends Thursday, Dec. 2.

Furniture, mattresses and home needs

Wayfair: Some highlights from Wayfair’s Black Friday sale include discounts up to 80 percent on select items, free shipping and hourly “Flash Deals” that you can find at the website.

Society6: Society6 offers up to 50 percent discounts on designed phone cases, wall art, pillows and shirts.

Walgreens: Use the code “TAKE25″ for a 25 percent discount site-wide.

Ashley Furniture HomeStore: The furniture store offers up to 50 percent off select items and a year of special financing options. During the Black Friday sale, Ashley Furniture HomeStore offers a $1,110 discount on Ashley-Sleep, Gruve, Beautyrest, Serta and Sealy mattresses.

Bed, Bath and Beyond: Some highlights from Bed, Bath and Beyond’s Black Friday sale include discounts on Keurig Coffee makers ($79, originally $149.99), Sharper Image® Powerboost Deep Tissue Massager ($74, originally $129.99) and CRUX® Artisan Series 9 qt. Dual Basket Air Fryer in Grey ($99, originally $149.99).

The Home Depot: The Home Depot is offering home appliances for the lowest prices of the season this weekend. Other than its “Special Buy of the Day” promotion, the store is discounting products such as the Samsung French Door Refrigerator ($1,298, originally $1,999) and the Hotpoint White Top Load Washing Machine with Stainless Steel Tub ($494, originally $549).

Mattress Firm: Those who are in need of an upgraded mattress set can save $500 on their next purchase this weekend. Mattresses by Tempur-Pedic, Beautyrest, Sealy, Sleepy’s and Purple are included in the promotion.

Raymour & Flanigan: As a gift to Raymour & Flanigan customers, the store is offering 60 months of no interest on new purchases, along with a 10 percent discount on all products. Select products will be 30 percent off, including the Newell Mobile File Cabinet ($386.95, originally $429.95) and the Hawthorne 6-pc. Dining Set ($825.97, originally $1,179.95).

Sportswear

DICK’s Sporting Goods: A site-wide discount will be available for 50 percent off select items across all departments.

Nike: Several products are discounted on Nike’s website. Use the code “BLACKFRIDAY” for an extra 20 percent off.

Adidas: Adidas items are discounted between 20 and 50 percent off until Saturday, Nov. 27.

PUMA: Select apparel, shoes and PUMA items are between 30-50 percent off.

Backcountry: Backcountry is offering a “cyber sale” all weekend, discounting sporting items up to 60 percent off.

Tech

Dell: Save up to $400 on computers, including the Inspiron Desktop ($399.99, originally $599.99) and the Alienware Aurora Ryzen™ Edition R10 Gaming Desktop ($899.99, originally $1,129.99).

GameStop: Select games are 60 percent off and those who purchase an Oculus Quest 2 are eligible for a $50 gift card.

Samsung: Samsung’s promotions include free Galaxy Buds2, $200 off Galaxy Z Fold3 5G and enhanced trade-in values.

Microsoft Store: Microsoft computer bundles on the Surface Pro 7+ are $229 off for Black Friday, along with discounts on Xbox games and the Xbox Game Pass for PC.

Best Buy: Best Buy has been gearing up for Black Friday way before the holiday began, but the savings haven’t stopped. Some of the biggest savings are on smart TVs, gaming systems and add-ons like the Oculus.