If Black Friday is the mother of all shopping holidays, Cyber Monday is her spunky, Internet-fueled younger sister. Free from the bonds of brick and mortar, Cyber Monday is the ultimate online shopping holiday, allowing you to shop ridiculously good sales at stores like Amazon, Target, Walmart, and Best Buy without even leaving your office. Whether you’re looking for the best Cyber Monday deals on iPhones and tablets or seeking a discounted Instant Pot, Cyber Monday 2019 is the perfect time to get a really great price on tech, home, beauty, and clothing. And all you need to do to participate is go online.
When is Cyber Monday 2019?
Cyber Monday always happens on the first Monday after Thanksgiving. This year, Cyber Monday occurs on Dec. 2. However, many retailers will offer deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday throughout the month of November — even on Thanksgiving Day.
What are the best things to buy on Cyber Monday?
The best way to actually save money on Cyber Monday is to only buy things you actually want or need. Based on previous years and current sales, you can likely expect to find great prices on kitchen appliances (like Instant Pots), beauty products, and clothing, as well as lots of tech items. Amazon is likely to offer major discounts on Fire tablets and Echo devices. If you’re a gamer, keep an eye out to find reduced prices on the Nintendo Switch, PS4, and Xbox One. Apple likely won’t offer much in the way of its own sales, but other retailers should be offering great deals on AirPods, iPhones, iPads, and Apple watches. You can also expect to see 4K TVs, smartphones by Samsung and Apple, noise-canceling headphones, laptops, and robot vacuums at sale prices. Cyber Monday is also a good time to look out for travel deals.
Who participates in Cyber Monday?
All the major retailers tend to offer major sales on Cyber Monday. You can expect to find Cyber Monday deals at Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart, and Target, as well as Nordstrom, Macy’s, Sephora, and Home Depot. Plenty of smaller or more local retailers will get in on the action as well, so do your research and cast a wide net.
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