Can you smell it? A whisper of cologne, a hint of spice, and a little bit of sweetness. No, it’s not your wrinkled shirt laying in the corner from last weeks late night out… but it’s the smell of Black Friday in the air.
Well, folks, Thanksgiving is a few weeks away which means it’s time to slowly start planning your Black Friday weekend shopping. We’ve put together our favorite anticipated deals, predictions and rumors for 2016 (see below) and will be updating the details as we get closer to the big day. Be sure to also get onto our email newsletter where we will be sending out the top Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales this year to everyone who on our list.
|Prediction: Expect Nike.com to bring back their coupon where you’ll save an extra 25% off already reduced clearance items. Factory Outlet stores are expected to offer 20% off storewide. Learn more||Prediction: Timberland.com has historically offered 25% to 30% off the entire store plus free shipping with coupon code. We will also likely see select boots at up to 40% off. Learn more|
|Prediction: During the last few years, Under Armour’s BF sale hasn’t changed so you’re likely to see the same again here in 2016: 25% off all UA hoodies and free shipping on your entire purchase of over $50.00. You can also score up to 40% in their clearance outlet section which typically sees new items added before the busy Thanksgiving weekend. Learn more||Prediction: Pandora releases their limited edition U.S. holiday charm on Black Friday both online at their official website and through their authorized resellers so keep your eyes open for that. We are also expecting another free gift with minimum purchase (in 2015 it was a free $75-valued bangle with $125 or more purchase). Learn more|
|Prediction: Last year Zara offered 30% storewide for a little more than 24 hours for both in-store and online shoppers in the United States and UK. Zara is pretty tight lipped about the sale so it’s unlikely we will know more until the hours leading up to the event on Thursday afternoon. Stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. Learn more||Prediction: Eddie Bauer typically offers 30% off storewide on Thanksgiving day and up to 50% off select items the next day on Black Friday. They almost always have doorbuster fleece jackets priced at around $30.00 or so. Learn more|
|Prediction: You can expect to see most of Hollister’s retail locations opening at 6:00PM on Thanksgiving day. Both in 2015 and 2014 they had 50% off EVERYTHING storewide for both online and store shoppers so you can expect that to return once again. Learn more||Prediction: If you’re getting marred soon and you’re like most of us that live on a budget, the check out David’s Bridal BF sale starting Thursday morning. Last year you could sale up to 20% on your entire purchase, including your gown, 25% off all wedding invitations, and 50% on save the dates. Learn more|
|Prediction: Crocs.com is expected to again offer up to 40% off your entire purchase storewide along with a few doorbuster deals at up to 60% off select clogs (although these tend to sell out really quickly). Sale should be live by early Thursday morning. Learn more||Prediction: Coach likes to use discounts thresholds during their Black Friday sale so you can expect to save more when you spend more. Last year it was 20% off orders of up to $250, 25% off orders of $250 to $500, and 30% off orders of $500+. Learn more|
|Prediction: Sephora stores are likely to open again on Thursday from 6:00PM to 1:00AM, and then re-open friday morning at 6:00AM. They typically compile at set of $10.00 and $15.00 beauty deals across a number of brands which end up saving you up to 80% off the list price. Learn more||Prediction: Expect to see Tory Burch to release a coupon code to help you save 30% off your entire online purchase of $250+. Outlet stores typically offer something slightly different but the overall savings will likely be similar. Just be prepared to wait in line as their outlet stores are usually packed all weekend long. Learn more|
|Prediction: Ugg will likely pull out a few pairs of boots and offer 20% off on them (last year it was the Bailey Button and Bailey Bow boots). You’ll also be able to save up to 30%, or maybe even more, on some of their last chance clearance items. Ugg Factory Outlets tend to hide their best deals at the back of the store with clearance shoes at up to 50% off. Learn more||Prediction: Keep an eye out for UNIQLO to bring back that $1, $5 and $10 doorbuster specials on Thanksgiving day along with storewide deals on everything from winter coats to shirts and everything in between. There was also a $15 off promo code available when you spent $100+. Learn more|
|Prediction: Each year is a bit different at Sonos so this store’s a bit harder to predict. Last year it was $50.00 off their Play:1 2-room starter kit (the offer was good all the way through Christmas). The year before that it was a free $50.00 gift card with any PLAY:1, PLAY:3, PLAY:5 or PLAYBAR system purchase. Learn more||Prediction: Expect to see up to $200 savings with free shipping store-wide the entire day on Friday with certain specials following afterwards up through Cyber Monday. That not only includes their handbags but you’ll also be able to find good deals on clothes, shoes and watches. Learn more|
|Prediction: If a new pair of shades is what you need, like the popular Wayfarers, Clubmasters and Aviators, then we are 99% certain that on Black Friday you’ll be able to get 30% off storewide on whichever pair you choose at rayban.com. Learn more||Prediction: If your kid love Legos, then you’ll be able to find some pretty good bargains at lego.com. Expect to see up to 50% off select sets and a free limited-edition holiday set with minimum purchase (likely at $99.00+). Learn more|
|Prediction: From Xbox One games to HDTV’s, Walmart is where you’ll find some of the biggest in-store crowds this year. Store hours are likely to remain unchanged with all locations opening at 6:00PM on Thanksgiving day. You’ll also likely to see their 1-Hour Guarantee offered again on number of the doorbuster deals. Learn more||Prediction: Similar to Walmart, Target has very similar deals ranging from electrics to clothes. Last year some of our favorites included Beats headphones on sale for under $100, 55” HDTV’s for just $249, and Blu-Ray movies fro just $10.00. Will the same return this year? We will have to wait a little bit longer to find out! Learn more|
|Prediction: From TV’s to iPads, Xbox games to major appliance, Best Buy goes all out on the deals for Black Friday. But best of all, you don’t have to stand out in front of the store for days anymore as you’ll find just about all of the same doorbuster deals online as well. Look for the sale to begin online Wednesday night and in-stores on Thanksgiving day at 5:00PM. Learn more||For all of you dreaming of a beautiful new KitchenAid Artisan stand mixer, then you’ll see them on sale at a number of different stores. Sale prices typically range from $200 to $300 depending on the model and color you end up choosing. We are tracking all of the best Black Friday deals and are updated the list as we get more leaks all the way up to Thanksgiving. Learn more.|
|Prediction: Home Depot is one of those stores that threatens to sue if websites leak their Thanksgiving ad scans early so we unfortunately can’t post it here early. But based on past sales, you can expect to see 99-cent poinsettias, $99 tool combo deals from Ryobi, Milwaukee, Makita, Dewalt, and Ridgid, and up to 50% off on refrigerators and washer-dryer sets. Learn more||Prediction: Expect to see Dyson offer up to $200.00 off select vacuums, free shipping, and even a free gift with purchase on certain models when purchased at dyson.com. Retailers including Target, Best Buy, and Bed, Bath & Beyond as likely to also run some pretty good deals as well. Keep your fingers crossed that the super cool new Dyson Supersonic hair dryer will be on sale as well. Learn more|
|Prediction: For all of you coffee addicts (us included!), we’re expecting Starbucks to once again bring us up to 50% off starting the Wednesday before Thanksgiving across the store, including Verismo brewers, pods, and coffee beans. You’ll also be able to buy your 16 oz. stainless steel tumbler for one free Grande brewed hot coffee or tea every single day in January 2017. Learn more||Prediction: While Tire Rack doesn’t run any Black Friday specific promotions, the month of November is when we typically see the most and best tire rebates of the year. Be on the lookout for savings of up to $100.00 on brands such as Michelin, Goodyear, Bridgestone, Dunlop, BF Goodrich, Pirelli, and others. They also typically offer discounts in November on lighting and windshield wipers. Learn more|
|Prediction: Last year iRobot’s own factory store offered 15% off with free shipping on some of their best selling cleaning machines. That included the Roomba 880 and 870 vacuums as well as the Braava 380t floor mopping robot. You’re also likely to see some of the older models on sale at a deeper discount from some of iRobot’s authorized resellers. Learn more||Prediction: Looking back at the last few years, we are almost certain that Crate & Barrel will once again have a 15% off storewide sale – both online and in-store – running through the entire Thanksgiving weekend all the way up through Cyber Monday. For online shoppers, free shipping was also included with most purchases except for some of the larger, heavier and bulky items. Learn more|
|Prediction: If you’re looking for some shiny Swarovski crystals, like their popular watch and stardust collections, then we’re likely to see something in the rage of 25% off storewide with promo code. Just note that last year there were a few important exceptions from the offer, including their popular Christmas ornaments. Learn more||Prediction: Look for Victoria’s Secret to open their doors at 6:00PM Thursday afternoon (Thanksgiving day). We’re again expecting them to offer their free limited edition tote with goodies inside for all purchases over $75.00. Their sale extends online as well so no need to rush to the mall to pack up the deal. Learn more|
|Prediction: Michael’s loves to release storewide coupons on Black Friday – Probably 40% off your entire purchase again – as well as doorbuster deals across the store at up to 70% off. It’s also a good time to pick up all of all your christmas decor and get your farmings done. Learn more||Prediction: For the last few years Levi’s has been offering 40% off site-wide at any Levi’s store (including outlet locations) and at levis.com over Black Friday. That meant that jeans dropped to a sale price of as low as $39.99, tees from $10.00, and jean jackets from just $49.99. Learn more|
|Prediction: For those looking for new Puma shoes and gear, then you can expect their sale to go live on Wednesday before Thanksgiving and run through Sunday. Last year the entire store was 30% off with and available coupon code that would sale you an additional 30% off on top of that and give you free ground shipping. Learn more||Prediction: Carter’s is famous for having huge Black Friday deals and this year is expected to be no different. Be on the lookout for the entire store to be 50% to 60% off with a coupon likely available for all those early-bird shoppers that make it to the store when then first open at at 6:00PM on Thanksgiving Day. Learn more|
|Prediction: We are expecting Abercrombie & Fitch to offer 40% to 50% off the entire store again here in 2016. You’re also likely to see select clearance items marked down to up to 70% off the retail price and of course free shipping all weekend long. Most stores will likely open again this year on Thursday afternoon at 6:00PM local time. Learn more||Prediction: You can not only feel good about Toms philanthropy that the shoes you buy will also help donate a pair of shoes to someone in need, but you’ll also feel good this coming Black Friday for the money you’ll save because we’re expecting them to offer 25% off selected sale items and a storewide coupon to help you save 10% on top of that. Learn more|
|Prediction: If a new Canon camera, camcorder, printer or ink is on your Thanksgiving weekend shopping list, then you’ll have plenty to choose from as most of their authorized resellers, like Best Buy and Fry’s, will feature something special on sale. canon.com is also expected to bring back their DSLR bundles with savings likely to once again surpass 65% off. Learn more||Prediction: Ulta Beauty stores are expected to open again at 5:00PM on Thanksgiving day (a few hours earlier for online shoppers) with deals across many of their best selling brands. Last year we loved their Ulta Beauty 74-piece makeup kit that was on sale for $14.99 (a $175.00 value!) and have our fingers crossed something similar returns for 2016. Learn more|
|Prediction: West Elm’s BF sales don’t change too much from year to year so you can expect then to return this year with a “more you buy, the more you save” type of offer. Last year the thresholds where: 10% off on orders of $100+, 15% off on $250+, 20% off on $500+ and 25% off on $1000+. Stores will be closed on Thanksgiving day but will open at 8:00AM Friday morning. Learn more||Prediction: Advance Auto Parts will likely offer a storewide coupon on Black Friday that’s good on just about everything (some exclusions and libations will apply). Last year it was 20% off along with a number of sale items, including some of the lowest prices of the year on oil change kits (filter + oil). Learn more|
|Prediction: Pottery Barn is executed to offer $50 in store reward certificates for every $250 spent and up to 30% off saving on holiday and Christmas decor all weekend long. They will also likely offer 20% back in rewards for their credit card holders. Learn more||Prediction: If you’re looking for a new couch, table, chair, bed frame, or any other more expensive purchase from Restoration Hardware, then Thanksgiving weekend should be a good time to pick up something nice at a good price. Last year they offered $100 off on every $500 you spent in-store or online. Learn more|
|Prediction: Old Navy typically has the entire store at 50% off on Thursday and Friday, and then goes down to 40% on Saturday. Then on Sunday and Monday (for Cyber Monday) the entire online store is usually 40% off. They are also known for pretty good doorbuster deals like jackets for under $30, sweaters for under $20, jeans from $8, and tees for as low as $4. Learn more||Prediction: Sur La Table is expected to once again offer up to 70% off some of their best selling cookware, knife sets, and kitchen accessories. And if you’re looking for one of those those fancy coffee and cappuccino makers, while by the way you’ll be able to get a free cup of coffee to test out on Black Friday, you’ll find those on sale as well. Learn more|
|Prediction: Last year Adidas offered 50% off select jackets, fleece, track suits, and accessories at all Factory Outlets and online. They also had some pretty good doorbuster deals including 2 tee-shirts for just $25.00. If shopping online, you’ll also enjoy free upgraded shipping. It’s likely we will see pretty similar discount levels for 2016 with many of the deals running through Cyber Monday. Learn more||Prediction: Black Friday is not only the weekend to splurge on yourself, but a time to save on treats and new toys for your dog, cat, or whoever else is your best friend at home. Petco typically runs a big sale on Friday and Saturday with up to 50% off and a number of buy-one get-one deals across the store. You’ll just need to have a Pals Rewards card to get the best discounts. Learn more|
For all the other stores that we’re tracking for 2016, you can browse the full list to your right (or at the bottom of the page if you’re on a mobile phone, like your iPhone). We are also monitoring the best offers for Cyber Monday and Labor Day so be sure to see these highlights and holiday store hours as well. If the store you’re interested in is not on this list or if you are a retailer or manufacturer that would like us to add your store to our list, then please contact us and we’ll do our best to add it here to BlackerFriday.com!
Happy deal hunting from all of us!