Use these insider secrets to save big on the year’s largest shopping day
Skip Black Friday and stay home
If you don’t want to brave the crowds, there are still bargains to be had. Many retailers start posting online specials at midnight Thursday―yes, that’s right, Thanksgiving night. (If you’re on the west coast, you can start shopping right after dessert, at 9 p.m.) But be patient. Because so many people will be hitting the web during Thanksgiving weekend, the sits may be slow.