Top 5 Black Friday Deals Offered By Retailers

According to WalletHub’s holiday shopping survey, 52 percent of consumers said they don’t think Black Friday offers the most unbeatable bargains of the year.

To separate myth from fact, WalletHub compared pre- and actual Black Friday prices for a broad selection of items. They also identified the top 5 deals offered by various retailers.
Top 5 Deals by Retailer

RetailerItemBlack Friday Price After DiscountPre-Black Friday Price*Additional Discount for Waiting Until Black Friday
AAFESAsus 15.6″ Gaming Notebook with AMD Ryzen 5-3550H, 8GB DDR4 Memory, 512GB SSD, Win10$649$800-$151
AAFESGoPro Hero8 Black Action Camera$300$399-$99
AAFESJBL 3.1-Channel Soundbar with 10-in. Subwoofer$249$500-$251
AAFESLG 60″ 4K Smart TV$399$682-$283
AAFESGarmin Fenix 5 GPS Watch (Black)$299$398-$99
Academy Sports + OutdoorsCarbon Express Covert Tyrant Crossbow Set$150$609-$459
Academy Sports + OutdoorsHover-1 Adults’ Ultra Electric Scooter and Buggy Cart Combo$220$616-$396
Academy Sports + OutdoorsLowrance Hook2 9 Splitshot with US Lakes Maps$400$789-$389
Academy Sports + OutdoorsPit Boss 700SC Wood Pellet Grill$350$606-$256
Academy Sports + OutdoorsSpalding 44 in. Portable Polycarbonate Basketball Hoop$130$300-$170
Ace HardwareTraeger Pro Series 34 Wood Pellet Freestanding Grill Bronze$650$1,350-$700
Ace HardwareLittle Giant 22 ft. H Aluminum Articulating Ladder Type IA 300 lb. $200$412-$212
Ace HardwareCraftsman 1/4, 3/8 and 1/2 in. drive Metric and SAE 6 and 12 Point Mechanic’s Tool Set 224 pc.$120$239-$119
Ace HardwareLiving Accents Propane Steel Patio Heater$100$165-$65
Ace HardwareCelebrations Grand Fir Slim 7 ft. Color Changing Prelit Hinge Memory Tree 600 lights $250$304-$54
BelkFossil Tara Crossbody (Various Colors)$70$178-$108
BelkShark Navigator Lift-Away Speed with Zero M Technology Upright Vacuum$130$220-$90
BelkRing RVD2 Video Doorbell$139$199-$60
BelkChi Tools 1-in. Volcanic Lava Ceramic Hairstyling Iron$50$100-$50
BelkGarmin Vivoactive 3 GPS Smartwatch$130$230-$100
Best BuyLG 6.3-cu. ft. Slide-In Electric Range with ProBake Convection$1,000$1,601-$601
Best BuySamsung 7.5-cu. ft. 12-Cycle Electric Dryer with Steam (Fingerprint Resistant Black Stainless Steel) $680$1,140-$460
Best BuyProForm Performance 600i Treadmill (Gray/Black)$499$889-$390
Best BuyCanon EOS 80D DSLR Camera with 18-55mm IS STM Lens$900$1,149-$249
Best BuyKitchenAid – 24″ Built-In Dishwasher – Stainless steel$750$1,100-$350
Big LotsSignature Design Fallston Sectional$679$1,087-$408
Big LotsWinter Wonder Lane Set Of 3 LED Deer Family$70$207-$137
Big LotsWarm Living Infrared Quartz Heater$70$100-$30
BJ’sLifetime 15 x 8-ft. Dual Entry Shed $1,500$2,300-$800
BJ’sRadiant 4-Person Cedar Infrared Corner Sauna with 10 Carbon Heaters and Ergonomic Backrests $1,590$2,318-$728
BJ’sAcer Predator Helios 300 Gaming Laptop with Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD$1,000$1,400-$400
BJ’sLorex 8-Channel 4-Camera 5MP Security System with 2TB 4K HDD $350$590-$240
BJ’sOsaki Massage Chair$1,800$1,999-$199
CostcoWalton 56-in. 3-in-1 TV Stand$175$616-$441
CostcoSonos Playbar Bundle with Wall Mount Kit$530$739-$209
CostcoLG 32″ FreeSync Gaming Monitor$250$427-$177
CostcoNetgear Orbi Whole Home Wi-Fi System (3-pk.)$300$386-$86
CostcoDyson Cyclone V10 Total Clean+ Cordfree Stick Vacuum$350$480-$130
Dell HomeXPS 13″ Laptop with Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Win10 Home$800$1,103-$303
Dell HomeUltimate Ears Megaboom Bluetooth Speaker$100$200-$100
Dell HomeBose SoundTouch 10 Wireless Music System $99$199-$100
Dell HomeDell 24″ LED Backlit Full HD Gaming Monitor$100$170-$70
Dell HomeGoogle Nest Learning Thermostat$179$249-$70
Fred MeyerSamsung 65″ 4K Smart Curved UHDTV$620$748-$128
Fred MeyerJBL Xtreme 2 Portable Speaker$250$350-$100
Fred MeyerAcer Aspire 3 15.6″ Laptop with 6GB RAM, 1TB Hard Drive, Win10$250$319-$69
Fred MeyerBose QuietComfort 35 Wireless Headphones – Black$300$349-$49
Fred MeyerSamsung 10.1″ 32GB Galaxy Tab A$150$202-$52
Harbor FreightWindsor Design 60-in. Hardwood Workbench with 4 Drawers$115$580-$465
Harbor FreightPredator 3500W Super Quiet Inverter Generator$690$976-$286
Harbor FreightPittsburgh Automotive Foldable 1-Ton Shop Crane$129$330-$201
Harbor FreightHercules 12-in. Dual-Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw with Precision LED Shadow Guide $299$430-$131
Harbor FreightCover Pro 10 x 17-ft. Portable Garage$168$265-$97
HPHP Pavilion Gaming 15t 15.6″ Laptop with Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Win10 Home $630$800-$170
HPOmen x Trasceptor Backpack$150$299-$149
HPHP ProDesk 405 G4 Desktop with AMD Ryzen 5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Win10 Pro$299$400-$101
HPHP Reverb Virtual Reality Headset Professional Edition$584$599-$15
HPHP 11.6″ Chromebook with Intel Celeron, 4GB RAM, 16GB Hard Drive, Chrome OS$150$173-$23
JCPenneyShark ION Robot Vacuum R76 with Wi-Fi$180$248-$68
JCPenneyNinja Professional Blender & Nutri Ninja Cups$70$138-$68
JCPenneySamsung Galaxy Active 2 Black Smart Watch$230$280-$50
JCPenneyCooks Speckle 10-pc. Cookware Set$70$200-$130
JCPenneyPower XL Vortex 7-qt. Air Fryer$70$110-$40
Kmart0.7. Cu. Ft. Chef Commercial Microwave – White$50$70-$20
KmartRazor® Power Core E90 Electric Scooter – Green$98$109-$11
KmartCharacter Sweet Seats Chair$25$57-$32
KmartTrim A Home® 4′ Inflatable Penguin$15$42-$27
Kohl’sMargaritaville Bahamas Frozen Concoction Maker$150$247-$97
Kohl’sFood Network 10-pc. Ceramic Cookware Set $100$204-$104
Kohl’sFoodsaver Vacuum Sealing System$80$160-$80
Kohl’siHome Bluetooth Vanity Mirror Speaker with USB Charging & Alexa$100$200-$100
Kohl’sStep2 Modern Cook Play Kitchen Set$50$145-$95
LenovoOculus Rift S VR Gaming Headset$350$399-$49
LenovoIdeaCentre 310s Desktop with AMD A6, 4GB RAM, 1TB HDD$210$376-$166
LenovoIdeaCentre T540 Desktop with Intel Core i5, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD $700$819-$119
LenovoLenovo Chromebook S330 14″ Laptop with MediaTek 8173C, 4GB RAM, 64GB eMMC$180$289-$109
LenovoThinkPad T470 Laptop with Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD$499$949-$450
Macy’sVictorinox Mens Chronograph Night Vision Black Ion-Plated Stainless Steel Bracelet Watch$448$799-$352
Macy’sBelgique Hard Anodized 11-Pc. Cookware Set$90$196-$106
Macy’sCharter Club Damask Stripe Extra Deep Pocket California King 4-Pc Sheet Set, 550 Thread Count 100% Supima Cotton$117$224-$107
Macy’sCalvin Klein Womens Fioranna Booties$95$144-$49
Macy’sDKNY Womens Sport Velour Puffer Jacket (Various Colors)$80$159-$80
MeijerSamsung 75″ Smart 4K UHD NU6900 Series$750$979-$229
MeijerPacMan Countercade$140$339-$199
MeijerKitchenAid 5-qt. Pro-Lift 500 Mixer $230$399-$169
MeijerXbox One X 1TB Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order Bundle$350$494-$144
MeijerAmazon Fire HD 10 Tablet 32GB$100$165-$65
New York & CompanyFaux Fur Collar Puffer Jacket$50$69-$19
New York & CompanyQuilted Faux Leather Jacket (Assorted) $30$49-$19
New York & CompanyWhitney Solid Pull On Straight Leg Pant$15$29-$14
New York & CompanyPuffer Jacket (Assorted)$20$39-$19
New York & CompanyOff Shoulder Solid Sweater (Assorted)$10$20-$10
NordstromMARC JACOBS The Tag 27 Tote$150$395-$245
NordstromNike Women’s Epic React Flyknit 2 Running Shoe$100$232-$132
NordstromHunter Original Tour Gloss Packable Rain Boot$100$180-$80
NordstromTory Burch Metal Miller Sandal$150$228-$78
NordstromSPANX Faux-Leather Leggings$78$145-$67
Office Depot and OfficeMaxiBUYPOWER Gaming Desktop PC with 9th Gen Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 1TB Hard Drive, Windows 10 Home$650$1,250-$600
Office Depot and OfficeMaxSentry Safe 1.23-Cu. ft. Capacity Electronic Fire Safe (Gunmetal) $120$328-$208
Office Depot and OfficeMaxRealspace Torval Bonded Leather Big & Tall High-Back Sporty Chair (Black) $230$360-$130
Office Depot and OfficeMaxRealspace SOHO 18-in. 3-Drawer Metal Vertical File Cabinet (Soft White) $70$160-$90
Office Depot and OfficeMaxRealspace Magellan Collection 59-in. Manager’s Desk (Classic Cherry) $168$290-$122
SearsCraftsman 13-Drawer Heavy Duty Ball-Bearing 3-pc. Tool Chest Combo – Black$350$730-$380
SearsCraftsman 3-Piece Floor Jack Set$130$210-$80
SearsWolverine Men’s 6″ Steel Toe Waterproof Work Boot- Brown$63$136-$73
SearsCraftsman 320-Piece Mechanic’s Tool Set $140$177-$37
StageToastmaster Air Fryer 1.5L$20$55-$35
StageToastmaster Triple Slow Cooker$20$53-$33
StagePelican Elite 30-qt. Cooler$100$225-$125
StageTCL 50″ 4k Ultra HD Roku TV$200$280-$80
StageLionel 36-pc. Polar Express Ready-to-Play Train Set$40$70-$30
StaplesHP 17.3″ Laptop, Intel Core i3-8145U, 8GB Memory, Win 10 Home$300$459-$159
StaplesApple iPad 7th Generation 10.2″ Tablet, 32GB, WiFi, Space Gray $249$299-$50
StaplesCanon Color imageCLASS Wireless Color Laser All-In-One Printer $280$484-$204
StaplesAcer EB321HQ 31.5″ LED Monitor, Black$130$200-$70
StaplesPortal from Facebook Smart Video Calling with Alexa, 10″ Screen, Black$129$179-$50
TargetChicco Bravo travel system – Nottingham$250$380-$130
TargetSony XB41 wireless Bluetooth speaker$125$248-$123
TargetWWE World Heavyweight Championship collectible title belt$70$160-$90
TargetAmazon Kindle Paperwhite With 8GB storage and glare-free display (10th Generation)$85$150-$65
TargetSerta 16″ raised queen-size airbed with internal AC pump$49$123-$74
True ValueDimplex 32-in. Charcoal Oak Mantle Electric Heater$135$440-$305
True ValueTraeger Pro D2 575 Pellet Grill (Black) $700$998-$298
True ValueDeWalt Jump Starter with Air Compressor$100$149-$49
True ValueHoliday Wonderland 6-ft. Neon Flex Spiral Tree$100$136-$36
True ValueFour Seasons Courtyard XL Zero Gravity Lawn Chair$40$91-$51
WalmartVizio 65″ 4K Smart LED HDR UHDTV$398$553-$155
WalmartWWE 2K20, 2K, Xbox One$27$60-$33
WalmartInstant Pot 6 Qt 7-in-1 Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker$49$177-$128
WalmartKidKraft Ainsley Wooden Swing Set / Playset $239$360-$121
WalmartiRobot Roomba 670 Robot Vacuum$197$310-$113

*Depending on an item, our research team collected one or more of its advertised prices between Oct. 18 and Nov. 15. The “Pre-Black Friday Price” is the lowest of those prices for each item.
**A negative value indicates that a shopper would spend less by waiting until Black Friday to purchase the item.