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Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales in Canada 2018

Black Friday is fast approaching, and you won’t want to miss out on the best deals. Friday, November 23, 2018 is the date to remember.

Black Friday is just around the corner and it’s the biggest shopping day in the USA – and it’s quickly growing in Canada. Taking place after the US Thanksgiving holiday, this is the ultimate bargain hunter’s holiday. Thousands of stores across the country throw their doors open early, enticing shoppers in with massive one-off deals and heavy discounts. We’d personally rather avoid the massive crowds and shop from our couch while drinking a cup of tea – which is why we’ve brought you this: the ultimate guide to shopping Black Friday online.

So why does Black Friday matter to Canadians?

Because the amazing deals are available here too! Every year, Canadian stores join in on the Black Friday fun and launch some of their best sales of the year – just in time for the holidays.

Can’t wait for Black Friday? Check out these home goods sales right now:

Forever 21 Forever 21

30% off denim

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Missguided Missguided

30% off everything

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Forever 21 Forever 21

Take up to 70% off on clothing and accessories on sale for men, women, and kids

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Forever 21 Forever 21

20% off your order when you download the app

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Showpo Showpo

Up to 60% off

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Hudson's Bay Hudson's Bay

Extra 20% off sitewide or up to an extra 15% off

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ASOS ASOS

Up to 60% off footwear and accessories

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ASOS ASOS

20% off Autumn sale

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Hudson's Bay Hudson's Bay

Up to 25% off for her

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Forever 21 Forever 21

50% off select web exclusives

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Pretty Little Thing Pretty Little Thing

24% off everything

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Merrell CA Merrell CA

Buy and save up to 55% off on selected sandals

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The Gap The Gap

Up to 50% off sale

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Missguided Missguided

40% off new in

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Michael Kors Michael Kors

25% off already reduced styles

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Links of London Links of London

Save up to 60% off plus additional 25% off

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The Golf Warehouse The Golf Warehouse

Extra 25% off outwear, pants and rainwear

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Forever 21 Forever 21

Take 15% off when you download the app

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What time does Black Friday start?

Black Friday starts as stores open on November 23, 2018. Online stores may offer their deals when the day starts in the retailer’s country – so, for example, you will get Australian stores offering the deals a bit earlier than Canadian stores.


When do Black Friday sales end?

Black Friday sales will typically end when retail shopping hours end on the Friday. However, plenty of stores extend their sales across the weekend. Even more stores extend their sales online. If you’re worried you’ve missed out on something, it’s always good to double check which stores are extending their sales.


What is Cyber Monday?

Cyber Monday is the online version of Black Friday, with many retailers offering new or continued bargains online. Last year, shoppers spent a record $2.28bn, and this amount is expected to rise this year.


Why is it called Black Friday?

While many explanations link the name to the fact that retailers operate at a loss or “in the red” from January to November and Black Friday is the day their profits turn around (in the “black”), the name actually dates farther back than that. It began in Philadelphia, when it was used to describe the disruptive swarms of people hitting the streets in search of a bargain.


What is a doorbuster deal?

These are deals or products that are only available at certain times, such as when the doors open first thing in the morning. However, according to Mark LoCastro of DealNews, the majority of doorbuster deals will be available online at a similar (or even cheaper!) price.


Tips and tricks for Canadians on Black Friday

  • Do your research and compare. Use a site like finder to find all the deals in one place. You can compare options and find the best bargain for you.
  • Look for electronics. Traditionally, a lot of the great deals are electronics – think new TVs, laptops and phones.
  • Consider postage. If you’re holiday shopping, don’t forget to check how long delivery is for items. Black Friday should leave plenty of time for delivery before the holidays, but it’s best to make sure.
  • Check the currency. If you’re buying from a non-Canadian retailer, double check the currency. You might think you have a bargain only to find out the payment was in US dollars when your bank statement comes through.

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