It is highly recommended to sign up as an Amazon Prime customer (you get a free trial) as Prime customers will get free postage and packaging on all purchases, in addition to exclusive early access to Lightning Deals, throughout the Black Friday period, between 17th - 26th November.
Stores joining in this year's Black Friday include Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Currys PC World, who have already started offering discounts to avoid the rush.
The fashion market has also endured a tough October and the ongoing relatively warm weather is likely to encourage stores to try and use Black Friday as a way to reduce stocks of coats and other cold weather gear.
These prices are all fantastic, with discounts of as much as $900 off retail. Although it's okay to keep your eyes peeled for a great deal, it's best to go in armed with a list of things you really want to look for.
Cyber Monday has been identified the busiest day of the year for online shopping, and in 2017 it's expected to be Monday 27 November immediately following Black Friday.
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Shoppers tussle on Black Friday at Asda in Wembley, London in 2014. While many shoppers still prefer to head out to the shops to try to pick up a deal, almost all of the same deals can be found online - and oftentimes the online deals will be even bigger and better. Just because something says it is 70% it doesn't mean it is a good deal.
Companies are finding it harder to deliver big price cuts amid strong inflation partly resulting from the fall in the value of the pound since last year's Brexit vote, as well as rising business rates and other costs.
Granted, the $1,200 list price is probably quite inflated. Televisions are always top sellers on Black Friday and this year will be no different in terms of popularity. We are covering Black Friday for over a decade and have never seen more online deals. Some sites will do this for you, such as CamelCamelCamel, for specific sites.