Groupon (www.groupon.com) offers localized deals from discounted dinners to a back wax at a salon, based on your city or the city of your soon-to-be gift recipient. Deal offers arrive via email each morning.
Woot, (www.woot.com) recently acquired by Amazon.com, focuses on selling one item each day at a deep discount until inventory is gone, from gloves to garment steamers to laptops to HDTVs. The company has also recently launched sister sites selling kids stuff and wine. Check each day for new deals.
SlickDeals.net (www.slickdeals.net ) provides information about deals found all over the web in an easy-to-consume format, updated each day. They research each deal so no scams or snag coupons on this site.
DealNews.com (www.dealnews.com) offers the top deals of the day and coupons. The site also recently launched an LA-based component, where LA visitors and residents can find the best local price-cuts.
FatWallet (www.fatwallet.com) offers cash back for registered members. Search by category or products, and get coupons and promo codes from 1000-plus stores.
CheapToday (www.cheaptoday.com) is a site that relies on bloggers, editors and power shoppers to find and post details and deals. What’s cool? It’s focused on the ladies – most products are geared toward women.
If you’re planning to get up at 5am and fight the crowds, save some time and money by pre-planning your attack. Visit these sites to find out where to go first: Black Friday 2010 http://bfads.net/ BlackFriday.info http://www.blackfriday.info/ Black Friday @gottadeal http://blackfriday.gottadeal.com/