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How to save the most on Black Friday and before

How to save the most on Black Friday and before

by Terri Gruca

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Posted on November 19, 2010 at 9:07 AM

Updated Wednesday, Nov 24 at 8:45 AM

Black Friday could be bigger than in years past. The International Council of Shopping Centers and Goldman Sachs says 31 percent of households will be out there that’s up from 26 percent in 2009.

You can get a sneak peek at some of the Black Friday sales offerings here.

But you don’t have to wait. Many retailers are beginning their sales push early. Here are a few of the deals you can find out there right now:

Target is already starting with new online sales offerings every day. So look here for more of the upcoming savings. And if you spend $50 or more you get free shipping.

Toys ‘R Us is having a big blowout sale Friday and Saturday.

Walmart is offering free shipping to any Walmart store and on select items to your home. You'll also see special online savings posted every day.

JCPenney is offering JCP cash to help you save more when you shop online or at the store. You can save an additional $15 when you spend $75 or more or $10 when you spend $50 or more. Go here to print the coupon.

Kohl’s is offering 10 percent today from 3pm to midnight and 6am to 1pm Saturday. It’s what it calls its power hour sale. And you can get free standard shipping on purchases of $50 or more.

Macy’s is having a Super Saturday sale -- offering an extra 15 percent off your purchases. Just go to the web site, type in your zip code and print off the coupon.

If you’re an outlet shopper you can check out the Black Friday savings for Tanger Outlets here. Tanger is also posting special one day exclusive deals each day on its Facebook page. And if you click like on the Facebook page (look toward the bottom right hand corner for the link) you'll get a free coupon book. Or join the Tanger Club for $10 you get a coupon for a coupon book every time you shop and an oversized tote bag for joining.

You'll find the savings for Premium Outlets in San Marcos and Round Rock here. (They recently changed ownership and names from Prime Outlets to Premium Outlets but these links till work.) Don’t forget there are ways to score extra savings by becoming a VIP member. It’s free and gives you access to sales information and a free VIP coupon book.

And check out Zing Sale. This is a new site that searches online retailers and will alert you when product prices drop. They even have a special Black Friday section. It is free to sign up.