Black Friday Predictions 2015
Are you wondering what the best deals for Black Friday are going to be this year? Read on for a list of price predictions including TV's, tablets, laptops, smartphones, video games and more!Posted — Updated
Are you wondering what the best deals for Black Friday are going to be this year? Read on for a list of price predictions including TV's, tablets, laptops, smartphones, video games and more!
It will be interesting to see if online deals will be good enough to generate 33% growth as predicted below. I know that I would rather shop online than fight the Black Friday crowds!
2015 Black Friday Predictions
Thanksgiving Total Sales: $3.79 Billion (Up 18.8% from 2014)
Black Friday Total Sales: $8.8 Billion (Down 3.29% from 2014)
Black Friday Online Only Sales: $1.85 Billion (Up 22.92% from 2014)
Thanksgiving Online Only Sales: $1.5 Billion (Up 48.66% from 2014)
Combined Online Only Sales: $3.35 Billion (Up 33.25%)
50" units start at $175.
Samsung Galaxy Tabs start at $90 with an average price of $250.
MacBook Pros start at $849
While 2-year contracts are being phased out, many people will still be eligible. People that aren't will have to pay unsubsidized prices, which have been rare during Black Friday previously, but are expected to be much more common this year.
Some of these bundles will include store gift cards of around $50.
Sales on Apple items including the watch, iPads, Macs, Apple TV, iPhones, and other devices will be readily available at most stores. All of these items are given special attention in our predictions.
JCPenney will once again have the highest average discount for their sale at around 60%. Walmart, Best Buy, and Amazon will once again be towards the bottom, with average store discounts of around 30%. The overall average discount on Black Friday for every store will be around 39.55% (sample of the average discount from 2014 for 22 stores with a few minor adjustments, and divided together by 22)
Wait until December for the best prices
Average Overall Discount: 49%
Ad Leak - October 12 (Harbor Freight)
Earliest Thanksgiving Day Start Time - 6 a.m. (Kmart)
First Black Friday Countdown Sale: November 1 (Amazon). This will run the entire month of November.
****Do you plan to do any shopping during the Black Friday weekend this year? If so, do you plan to shop in stores, online or both?