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How to declare Black Friday a victory from home

How to declare Black Friday a victory from home


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SALT LAKE CITY — As online sales continue to grow, it is no longer necessary to leave the comfort of your home to snag low-priced Black Friday deals.

One of the perks of online Black Friday shopping is that it lets you compare prices and visit a wide variety of stores in only a matter of minutes — without even having to pay for gas in your car. More than 95 percent of deals will be available both online and offline, Brad Wilson of BradsDeals told Daily Finance.

Below is a list of online retailers who consistently offer good deals for a starting point on your holiday mission to get great presents for low prices. Most websites are already offering holiday deals, so they may even be worth an early peak.

For Anyone:Amazon

It's no secret that online giant, Amazon, offers desirable goods at low prices. Amazon's Black Friday deals span a whole week and are already underway. Timed deals are available for products from all departments, ranging from winter coats to smart phones. Constantly changing deals mean you are sure to find something to meet your needs.

For the Technology Fan:Best Buy

Best Buy was named one of the "Big Three" by for their selection of deals on electronics. This year the store is rumored to be offering 55-inch LED TVs from LG and deep discounts on the iPad 2. The big box retailer has also announced they will match competitor's prices whether items are purchased online or in store.

For the Outdoors Enthusiast:REI

REI has yet to announce Black Friday deals for 2013, but it offered 50 percent off all of its REI-brand outerwear online in 2012, according to Whether you're looking to get some new skis and warm clothing to prepare for the oncoming season or dreaming of camping under the stars in the summer, REI is likely to offer quality supplies for especially low prices.

For the Movie Lover:Target

Target consistently offers DVDs for a fraction of their regular prices on Black Friday. They fly off the shelves pretty quick in store, but can also be found online. This year's rumored deals include "The Office" for $5 (first season) or $8 (all other seasons).

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