Black Friday Bullet Points

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(Courtesy: MGN Online)

You may have done your research, or you may be shopping by the seat of your pants.

Either way, this quick guide will help you keep your focus this Black Friday.

When shopping, remember this:

  • Be Sidewalk Savvy:  No matter how much you’ve prepared, ask questions while waiting outside the store.  Associates or even managers may be available to guide you.
  • Location, Location, Location:  Black Friday’s biggest markdowns have traditionally been on electronics. That’s where competition is expected to be most fierce in 2013.  Electronics are often spread out throughout the store so there isn’t a big group of people in one place.
  • Understand the TV Tiers:  If a big screen is in your future, you will be glad you clicked here.
  • Don’t Get Lost in the Racks:  When shopping for clothes and shoes, stick to the aisles.  The best deals will likely be displayed on the end caps.
  • Supersized Savings:  Maximize savings by using coupons on top of your deals.

 

(Fox 8’s Lorrie Taylor contributed to this report.)