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Pre-Black Friday Sales to Shop Before the Big Day

Shop these sales (some of which have already begun) to get Black Friday off to an early start.

Itching to start shopping Black Friday deals? Or just want to spend more time with your loved ones during Thanksgiving weekend? These Black Friday sales let you get an early start.

While these sales are marketed as Black Friday sales, note that some stores’ very lowest doorbuster prices won’t be available until Thanksgiving or Black Friday. Still, you’ll find plenty of bargains and possibly finish holiday shopping before the Turkey is even on the table.

Amazon

Sale dates: Nov. 1 to Thanksgiving Week

Amazon is hosting a Countdown To Black Friday sale with new lightning deals every day. Pay particular attention to low prices on its proprietary tech, like Alexa devices and Kindles.

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eBay

Sale dates: Nov. 12 to 18.

Deals roll out at 5 p.m. PST each day during the eBay Better Than Black Friday sale.

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Fred's

Sale dates: Early Black Friday deals start Nov. 18.

In addition to the official Black Friday sale (which begins Thanksgiving), Fred's is holding an early "Black Friday NOW" sale that begins Sunday Nov. 18. In the lead-up to Thanksgiving, Fred's will launch deals of the day on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday for early shoppers. See the ad for all the deals.

Sunday deals of the day (Nov. 18)

  • Craig Buetooth rechargeable speaker for $6.99
  • 24-packs of jumbo paper towels for $6.99

Monday deals of the day (Nov. 19)

  • NAXA HDMI DVD Player for $24.99
  • DVD and Blu-Ray titles for $1.69

Tuesday deals of the day (Nov. 20)

  • Fleece throws for $3
  • NOSTALGIA Electric S'mores Maker for $16.99

Wednesday deals of the day (Nov. 21)

  • CONTINENTAL 5.5-liter multicooker for $19.99
  • 6-Quart Crock-Pot slow cooker for $24.99

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GameStop

Sale dates: Nov. 18 to 26

GameStop's Black Friday sale starts a few days early and features deals on games, consoles and pop-culture merchandise. Among the deals is $70 off the Xbox One X, which saw no discounts last year.

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Gander Outdoors

Sale dates: Nov. 2 to Nov. 25

The outdoor retailer simply started its Black Friday sale really early this year. Shop deals in stores and online practically the entire month of November. Deals include up to 30% off outdoor wear and equipment, as well as $25 in bonus gift cards if you spend $100 on regularly priced outerwear.

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Home Depot

Sale dates: Nov. 5 to Nov. 29

Home Depot is running Black Friday prices on appliances. Get up to $500 off when you purchase six appliances or more. For a more manageable deal, get $60 off when you buy two appliances.

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Lenovo

Sale dates: Nov. 19 to 27

Although the lowest Lenovo doorbuster prices won’t begin until 10 a.m. EST on Thanksgiving, the first sale prices appear as early as the 19th. Plus, there’s an offer for two free Google Home Minis when you buy a Lenovo Smart Display Nov. 14 to Nov. 21.

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Lowe’s

Sale dates: Nov. 5 to Nov. 29. Lowe’s is offering Black Friday prices on select appliances and tools for almost the whole month. Save up to 40% on appliances and up to 50% on tools.

Plus, Lowe's is running a Black Friday preview sale Nov. 15 to Nov. 21. Get up to 25% off holiday decor, plus smart home deals on the Google Home Mini, smart light bulbs, the Nest thermostat and the Ring doorbell. See the Lowe's Black Friday Preview Sale ad here.

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Microsoft

Sale dates: Some deals begin as early as Nov. 18 and continue until Cyber Monday. See all the deals here. Some of the early deals include:

  • Up to $300 off the Surface Laptop 2
  • Up to $100 off select Xbox One consoles.
  • $260 off the Surface Pro 6

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Newegg

Sale dates: Nov. 19 (9 a.m. PST) through Nov. 24

Different deals become available on different days, but the sale begins on Nov. 19. Whether you’re looking for a fancy gaming laptop or computer components, there are plenty of deals in the Newegg Black Friday ad this year.

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New York & Company

Sale dates: Nov. 15 to 20

Before the official Black Friday sale kicks off, the clothing store is offering a Black Friday Week sale. Get 50% off everything in stores and online (no exclusions) Nov. 15 to Nov. 20.

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Old Navy

Sale dates: Nov. 15 to 20

The clothing retailer is holding a few sales before it kicks off its official Black Friday sale. The Pre-Party sale (Nov. 15 to 20) offers 40% off purchases in store and online. Then, there’s the 5 Days of Crazy sale (Nov. 16 to 20), which offers 50% off jeans, sleepwear, outerwear, tees and sweatshirts.

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Sam's Club

Sale dates: Nov. 10 only

Sam's Club's One Day Sale (Nov. 10) isn't technically a Black Friday sale, but it's a yearly holiday-season tradition. Starting at 7 a.m. in club and online at 12:01 a.m. EST. You'll find low prices on TVs, gaming systems and home goods while beating the Black Friday rush.

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Samsung

Sale date: Nov. 16 through Thanksgiving

Samsung's Black Friday deals start rolling out Nov. 16, with new deals appearing daily through Nov. 22. See all the deals here.

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Stein Mart

Sale date: Nov. 19 to Nov. 25

Get started a few days early with the Stein Mart Black Friday sale. Stock up on holiday decor, clothing, candles and other low-stakes items you need to cross off your list.

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Walmart

Sale dates: Nov. 7 to Thanksgiving week

Walmart’s Dashing Through the Deals sale will feature a new set of deals every day in categories such as electronics, video games, toys and more. If you have popular toys on your list this year, consider shopping during this early sale to snag them before they sell out.

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