But while Black Friday is traditionally associated with the best prices, we should pause from our spending and ask: How good of a deal am I really getting? According to the most recent holiday shopping survey from BestBlackFriday.com, 63 percent of respondents said Black Friday doesn’t offer the most unbeatable bargains of the year.
To separate myth from fact, WalletHub’s number crunchers compared pre- and actual Black Friday prices of a broad selection of items. Using the price difference of each item, they isolated the offers that are truly worth the hassle of participating in America’s biggest shopping craze. You can find our complete ranking of the best items to buy on Black Friday, expert commentary and a detailed methodology below.