Amazon on Thursday published its Black Friday Deals Store, giving you access to a variety of deals and sales through its online marketplace. The company recently commissioned a survey conducted by The Harris Poll*.
If you're an early planner, you can start stocking up on gifts and scratching names out on your gifts-to-buy list now.
Amazon's goal, besides driving some traffic and making some profit, is to provide their users with a less stressful holiday season. Plus, you don't have to wait long to take advantage of some wonderful savings - Target's Black Friday preview sale launched today, and will let you score savings on select products for one day only. The company is providing "expertly" curated gift guides across multiple categories on Amazon.More news: Racist robocall targets Stacey Abrams, Oprah in Georgia governor’s race
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Here's a breakdown from Amazon on how they, as they put it, are #DeliveringSmiles over the 2018 holidays. But regardless of what other retailers think Kohl has chose to make a profit out of this opportunity by releasing an ad regarding massive discounts on various products on black Friday. This year, Prime members can select from more than three million items with free same-day delivery. Now Echo and Alexa users can simply say, "Alexa, open Butterball" to get advice on how to cook the flawless holiday turkey.
The highly anticipated Black Friday sales ad from Best Buy is still under wraps, but the company has begun offering free shipping on all orders starting October 28. Phillip Dengler, head of editorial and content marketing for BestBlackFriday.com, told USA Today that this was the most confirmed closures it has had at this point in the year compared to previous years. Find the Amazon store nearest you.
You can go into an Amazon Store for some Black Friday deals, but for the most part you'll be shopping from your phone, tablet or laptop - so you can enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner that Alexa will help you make. Are you excited for the holidays this year?