It is a well-known fact that Black Friday is one of the most awaited days by many people for a very special reason. Why? Black Friday or the day after Thanksgiving is popular and waited for with much anticipation by many people because it is considered the first day of the Christmas shopping season. During Black Friday, which will fall on November 25 this year, business establishments are preparing to offer huge discounts to the buying public. This is not only true with establishments selling products; this also includes establishments that offer services such as Hotels, Resorts, Restaurants, Spa’s, Beauty Shops, Hair and Nail Care Centers, Fitness Gyms, even Dental Clinics.
This makes Black Friday an ideal day to shop; the discounts are simply hard to ignore, especially for those who are really looking for a good bargain.
In order to enjoy to the fullest the best that Black Friday has to offer, here are some money-saving shopping tips which are guaranteed to ensure that shoppers will get their money’s worth and truly enjoy the bargain promised!
Tip #1 How Much Do You Intend To Spend?
How much is your shopping budget? It is very important that you determine your shopping budget and really tell yourself that you intend to stick to it.
Tip #2 Cash or Credit Card?
Do you intend to spend cash when shopping? Or maybe you are planning to use your credit card. Maybe you’re asking now which is better: cash or credit card. Well, financial experts vary in their opinions on the matter. Some experts are saying that using cash is much safer and better because you will not be tempted to spend more than what you can afford. The use of credit cards when shopping has been proven to cause a lot of people to impulse buy, On the other hand, there are also experts that believe that using credit cards when shopping is more convenient; and that as long as one pays what he or she owes on time, then the credit card is always the best option.
So long before Black Friday comes, decide if you will use cash or credit card, and know the costs of doing so.
Tip #3 Make a Shopping List
Long before Black Friday, it is essential that you prepare your shopping list. What should be in the list?
First, write down the names of the people who you plan to give gifts to. In this context, the list is invaluable as it will ensure that every person who needs to be in the list is on the list.
Second, write at least 2 or 3 gift options that you think are best for the person;
Third, for all the gift options you have written, indicate your budget allocation for each of them. This will give you an idea how much money will really you need.
Can you imagine going to a shopping mall and not having some sort of an idea what you’re looking for? I’m sure you’ll agree with me that you will surely be wasting a lot of time as you go around aimlessly looking for nothing in particular.
So remember to bring your list when you go to the Shopping Malls on Black Friday. It will guide you in your decision making, and it will help you enjoy your shopping and finish it in no time.
Siena Lombardi is a technology specialist writer for Phoenix kiosk, a Kiosk manufacturer firm in Tempe, AZ. Phoenix Kiosk offers check in kiosks and digital signage kiosks.