Deals, Predictions, & Tips: Here is what you need to know about Cyber Monday 2020

Cyber Monday 2020

Cyber Monday 2020 will take place on November 30 this year — just a few weeks before the holiday season is in full swing. If you end up missing out on Black Friday, this is your last opportunity to scoop up popular items at lower prices than you’ll find during the rest of the year. Since the sales are short-lived and the most coveted items tend to sell out fast, we’re going to save you time and energy by rounding up all the most worthwhile deals right here. In the meantime, scroll ahead for some sales that are going on right now, plus answers to common questions.

What to expect for Cyber Monday 2019

When does Cyber Monday Start?

Cyber Monday falls fairly late this year, on November 30 (only 25 days before Christmas). Fortunately, most retailers have kicked off sales early, so you don’t have to wait until then to start shopping. Many Black Friday 2020 deals are already in full swing, including deals of the day and lightning deals from Amazon, as well as a number of offerings from Costco.

Target’s Black Friday deals are going all month long, while Walmart has promised to announce sales soon. If you’re looking for the top tech deals, you’ll want to watch out for the Best Buy Cyber Monday ads, which haven’t debuted just yet.

Who participates in Cyber Monday?

Most of the biggest retailers have gotten on-board with Cyber Monday, including Target, Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, and even Costco. While Black Friday originally started as an in-store only event, Cyber Monday has always been designated for online shoppers who are looking to get their holiday gifts squared away early without leaving home.

What are the best things to buy on Cyber Monday?

Chances are good that you will find worthwhile deals on most of the items that fall on your shopping wishlist, whether that means a brand new laptop, the latest Apple products, workout gear, or even your favorite beauty and skincare staples. You’ll often find the biggest savings with tech products that normally come with a high price tag. Amazon, in particular, has become known for offering some of the steepest discounts on many of its own tech devices, including the Echo Show 5, the Fire TV Stick 4K, and the Kindle Paperwhite. That means that if these gadgets are normally out of your budget, Cyber Monday is your chance to snag them at a much more affordable price.

In addition to tech products, toys and apparel are also a big lure for Amazon shoppers, and the retailer reported that it previously sold more than 18 million toys and 13 million fashion items over the course of Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

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