Best Deals of Black Friday – Cyber Monday 2015

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Black Friday 2016 is rapidly approaching.  Before all the leaked Black Friday ads hit, it is useful to look back at 2015 and see what was on sale.

Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, is traditionally the biggest sales day of the year for retailers. Usually, stores are mobbed on Black Friday with shoppers battling over bargains. But this year, the stores hardly looked crowded at all. What happened?

Maybe some shoppers decided to stay home after reading online stories reporting that many Black Friday “sales” aren’t really bargains at all. While there’s some truth to this, there also were some genuinely great deals out there this past Black Friday...if you checked BuyVia first to find them.

Best Black Friday 2015 Deals

Electronics are one of the biggest Black Friday sales items. We found Black Friday deals on lots of electronic items that were much better than the prices you can get now:

  • Video Game Consoles. The PS4, Xbox One, and Wii U were all $50 off on Black Friday. Microsoft even offered a $60 Xbox gift code with your purchase.
  • Tablets. At Target, you could get a free $150 gift card with your purchase of the iPad Air 2. You could also get a $100 card for buying the iPad Mini 4.
  • Laptops. At Staples, we found Dell and HP laptops marked down to half price or less. You could also get similar savings on printers and all kinds of accessories.
  • TVs. Many HDTVs were marked down on Black Friday. At Best Buy, we found a 49” Toshiba 1080p TV marked down from $430 to $150, a 65% savings.
  • Smartphones. We found tons of Black Friday deals on smartphones. For instance, at Target, the Boost Mobile Moto E was reduced from $100 to $30, a whopping 70% savings.
  • Smart Thermostats. At Target, you could get a free $50 gift card with your purchase of the newest Nest thermostat. You could also use your Red card to knock $12 off the price.

We found Black Friday deals on other products, as well. For instance, if you spent $75 on Black Friday at Target, you got a coupon for 20% off your next shopping trip between Dec. 4 and Dec. 13. And at Toys R Us and Babies R Us, you could buy a $100 gift card for $85.

Hottest Deals

  • $250.00$219.99Save: $30.01 (12%)Jet.comJet.com Coupons

    Playstation 4 Uncharted Bundle Console $219.99 + Free ShippingJet.com

    Jet.com  has the Playstation 4 Slim - PS4 Uncharted 4 Bundle Sale Priced at $219.99 after Coupon Code: SPRING15 with Free shipping. Rated 4.4 out of 5 stars. Save $30 off other stores.

    Code valid for New customers, and first 3 orders.

    • New slim low profile version
    • More than just high quality games - Netflix and Hulu Plus to YouTube and Vudu.

    PlayStation 4 Uncharted 4 Bundle Specifications

    • 500GB hard drive
    • 1.84 TFLOPS graphics processor
    • 256MB XDR Main RAM and 256MB GDDR3 VRAM
    • Dualshock 4 controller included
    • HDMI connection
    • USB 3.0 connection
    • Dimensions: 18.88”x13.38”x4.25”
    • Weight: 9.97 lb.
    • One-year warranty from Sony
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    Promo Code: SPRING15
    Sales tax in: AR, CA, CO, CT, FL, IL, KS, LA, MA, MI, MN, MO, NE, NJ, NY, NV, OH, SD, UT, VT, and WA
    Posted: April 22, 2017 10:10 AM PDT


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    Free Entrance Days in the National Parks + Free Shipping

    Free Entrance Days in the National Parks is available on these Holidays in 2017:

    • January 16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    • February 20 Presidents Day
    • April 15-16, 22-23 National Park Week
    • August 25 National Park Service Birthday
    • September 30 National Public Lands Day
    • November 11-12 Veterans Day

    Check with your local park to see if they are participating.

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    Posted: April 22, 2017 12:00 AM PDT


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    Sephora Extra 10-15% Off Sitewide Sephora

    Sephora Extra 10-15% Off Sitewide.

    BI get an extra 10% off with coupon code BISPRING.

    VIB get an extra 15% off with coupon code VIBSPRING.

    VIBR get an extra 15% off with coupon code ROUGESPRING.

    Ends April 24, 2016. Shipping is free on orders over $50.

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    s1343938-main-heroThey're Real Mascara as low as $20.40 after code (reg. $24).

     

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    Promo Code: BISPRING
    Sales tax in: Most States
    Posted: April 21, 2017 10:56 AM PDT


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    Bloomingdale's $25 Off Every $100 Sitewide Bloomingdales

    Revamp your wardrobe for the summer! Bloomingdale's $25 Off Every $100 Sitewide with coupon code PRIVATE. Eligible items as marked. Ends April 24, 2016! On non-eligible items, Loyalists get a $25 reward card for every $100 spent. Shipping is free for Loyalist's (free to sign-up).


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    Cole Haan Hamilton Wingtip Oxfords
    only $280 before code.

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    Tory Burch Jolie Sandals only $195 before discount.

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    Promo Code: PRIVATE
    Sales tax in: Most States
    Posted: April 21, 2017 10:31 AM PDT


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    Lids $10 NFL Hats Sale $10.00 + Free ShippingLids

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    Get ready for the next season.

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    Posted: April 21, 2017 9:47 AM PDT


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    Father's Day 2017 Gift Card Specials

    Graduation season is coming up plus Father's Day falls on Sunday, June 18, 2017 and he definitely deserves a break that day. Perhaps a nice steak dinner? Many restaurants have new special gift card deals for this special day.

    Father's Day is a day to honor Dad as well as dad's hard work and influence on families. In 1914, President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating Mother's Day, held on the third Sunday in June, as a national holiday to honor dads.

    Promotions for Father's Day and Graduation:

    • Bonefish Grill - Get a $10 Bonus Gift Card w/ the Purchase of $50 in Gift Cards. The Bonus Card is valid from May 15 to July 21, 2017. Expires 6/18/2017.
    • Carrabba’s Italian Grill - Get a $10 Bonus Card with the purchase of $50 in gift cards. The Bonus Gift Card is valid from May 15 - July 21, 2017. Expires. 6/18/2017.
    • Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar - Get a $20 Bonus Card with the purchase of $100 in gift cards. The Bonus Card is valid from May 15- July 21,2017. Expires 6/18/2017.
    • Outback - Get a $10 Bonus Card with the purchase of $50 in Gift Cards. This Bonus Card is valid from May 15 - July 21, 2017. Expires 6/18/2017.
    • Ruby Tuesday- Get a $15 Bonus Card with the purchase of $50+ in Gift Cards. Gift Card purchase is only valid for in-store orders. Please see Ruby Tuesday's Facebook page for more info.
    • Steak N Shake - Free double steakburger with cheese, Fries, Regular drink when you buy a $25 gift card

     

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Best Cyber Monday 2015 Deals

The other big shopping day is Cyber Monday, the Monday after Thanksgiving weekend, when people slack off work to shop online. This year’s best Cyber Monday bargains included:

  • A coupon code for 15% off everything at Target, including the Apple Watch and Apple TV.
  • A variety of sales and coupons at Kohl’s, including 20% off the entire site and $15 in Kohl’s Cash for every $50 spent - good for the whole week after Thanksgiving.
  • A $300 gift card at Best Buy with the purchase of a new Samsung smartphone.
  • 30% off the entire Kate Spade site, good through Dec. 5.
  • 50% to 60% off all items on the Perry Ellis site, plus a coupon code for an extra 10% off.
  • 60% off selected styles at Sunglass Hut.
  • $25 off a $100 purchase at Rakuten (Buy.com) when you used Visa Checkout.

According to Forbes, although Black Friday crowds were disappointing this year, Cyber Monday actually had its biggest sales numbers ever. So maybe all those shoppers who weren’t in stores weren’t really missing out on the great deals - they were just shopping from the comfort of home.

What Deals are Available Now

To find the best deals from now:

  • Visit BuyVia to stay up to date on Sales. New deals are popping up daily
  • Use Shopping Apps for Android and iOS to barcode scan items and find local deals and coupons.
  • Stay tuned for hot deals on Green Monday, December 14, 2015 - Monday with at least 10 days prior to Christmas.
  • Watch for last minute sales right before Christmas Shipping deadlines
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