68.9% Off?! Stores With the Best Black Friday Discounts

WalletHub ranks 35 major stores by average discount
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 14, 2018 11:32 AM CST
Here Are the 10 Stores Offering the Best Black Friday Discounts
This Nov. 28, 2013, photo shows customers at a Belk department store in Kinston, NC.   (AP Photo /The Free Press, Janet S. Carter)

Black Friday is just a week and a half away, and WalletHub has the lowdown on which stores you might want to hit up. The site analyzed Black Friday ads from 35 major US retailers—comprising almost 7,000 deals—and ranked the stores by average discount. That's not all: The site also breaks out the best places for deals by category (looking for a computer or phone? Hit up Lenovo. Toys or appliances? Go to Stage), average store discounts by category, and more. The top 10 best stores overall:

  1. Belk: Average discount of 68.9%
  2. JCPenney: 65.1%
  3. Stage: 62.1%
  4. Kohl's: 60.8%
  5. New York & Company: 54.5%
  6. Payless ShoeSource: 50.3%
  7. Dick's Sporting Goods: 49.9%
  8. Macy's: 48.7%
  9. Fred Meyer: 45.3%
  10. Shopko: 45.2%
Click for the complete list. Multiple other sites are also offering reviews of deals you can expect: TheStreet highlights the best offerings at Walmart, Target, Home Depot, Best Buy, and more, while CBS News looks at "deals" to avoid, and the New York Times has a primer on how to tell whether a deal is really a deal. (More Black Friday stories.)

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