Black Friday is a great time for super sales and door busters, but consumers shouldn’t do all of their holiday shopping on this hectic day. Not all items advertised will be at their lowest price on Black Friday and could hit a lower price later in the shopping season. From jewelry to toys, here's what consumers should skip picking up on Black Friday this year, according to deals site DealNews.com.
No. 1: Toys
While toys will be offered at lower prices than normal on Black Friday, DealNews says toy prices fall even lower two weeks before Christmas.
No. 2: Top-Brand TVs
Even though many TVs will be sold at lower-than-normal prices the day after Turkey Day, DealNews warns consumers not to expect big brands to drop their prices. If and when a price drop happens, the site expects it to be closer to Christmas.
No. 3: Christmas Decorations
Christmas decoration prices will fall lower and lower as the holiday nears, and the best deals on these items will also be in the New Year. DealNews says Cyber Monday is also more likely to have cheaper deals on decorations than Black Friday this year.
No. 4: Jewelry
Although jewelry is an ever-popular holiday gift, the holiday season is not the time to buy it—especially Black Friday. DealNews says buying jewelry during times when shoppers are less likely to be purchasing it will score the best deals.
No. 5: Roku 2XS
DealNews predicts this to be one of the best-selling electronic items this year, but the best deals on the media player are likely to come in mid and late December, the site says.
No. 6: Game Console
For those who are thinking about replacing their current game console or are looking to purchase a new one, DealNews suggests holding out until the New Year. If you want to buy something, look for a bundle deal post-Black Friday.
No. 7: Winter Clothing
There will no doubt be sales on clothes during this season, however, the biggest discounts on clothing will come in January when retailers shift their focus to spring, according to DealNews .
No. 8: Watches
Watches are always a popular gift item during the holiday season, and just like jewelry, DealNews suggests holding out for the post season to find lower prices. Spring and summer are more likely to have lower prices on watches, according to the deals site.
Black Friday may be one of the biggest shopping days of the year, but experts warn that not all items will hit their lowest price of the season on this day. Here's what not to pick up the day after Thanksgiving.