If there’s a store that can undercut Walmart’s Black Friday sales domination this 2018, it’s Amazon deals. Black Friday is all about retailers and their best deals ad well as biggest discounts, and 2018 is just a repeat from last year. Walmart is arguably the world’s largest retailer and Amazon has its own space in the digital world.
This year, the e-retailer titan may slowly dominating the physical stores with its Amazon Go and AmazonFresh, but its familiarity online. Amazon’s Black Friday 2018 deals will highlight its own hardware products including Alexa-enabled devices and Kindle tablets.
Amazon’s background in its past Black Friday sales means that there’s a solid indication of the best deals for 2018.
Top Deals From Amazon’s Black Friday 2018 Sales
- Amazon Kindle Paperwhite for $79.99 ($40 off)
- Amazon Fire TV Stick for $19.99 ($20 off)
- Amazon Echo Plus for $99.99 ($50 off)
- 32-inch LED HDTV for $69.99
- Large-Screen 4K UHD TV for $154.99
- Apple Watch Series 4 for $379 ($20 off)
- Nintendo Switch Bundle plus Memory Card and $30 Gift Card for $299.99
- Nintendo Switch Console Only for $249.99 ($50 off)
- Microsoft Xbox One S 1TB Storage Bundles Start for $219.99 ($80 off)
- Microsoft Xbox One X Console Only for $374.99 ($125 off)
Like other retailers’ Black Friday deals for 2018 including Walmart, Amazon will have a much better discounts than the previous holiday sales season. Amazon’s Echo smart speakers, Kindle devices as well as Fire TV stick will notably get steep price cuts and Forbes added that they were told that there will be more Black Friday bundle deals on consoles and video games.
In addition to that, Amazon will have the only Apple Watch Series 4 direct cash discounts available. Amazon will also compete with Walmart at it will go low price on 4K Smart UHD TVs from a well-known brand.
Amazon Black Friday 2018 Deals Ad Release
In reference to the historical data, Amazon is not releasing a traditional Black Friday ad scan or circulars. In the past few years, Amazon unveiled its top Black Friday deals through a press release. As for 2018, Amazon will release its Black Friday deals on November 14th. Amazon will halt and wait for Walmart to post its Black Friday deals ad before the e-retailer publish its advertisement. It will allow Amazon to sabotage the Black Friday deals from Walmart in nearly all product categories.
Just like in the past several holiday seasons, expect Amazon to display its own line of electronics on its online store’s Black Friday landing page. That includes the Fire tablet, Kindle, Echo smart display and speakers. Amazon will also feature a wide variety of cheap TV deals as well as console bundles, DSLRs, smartphones, laptops, tablets and among others.
Amazon Black Friday 2018 Online Sale Times and Duration
Amazon will likely start offering its pre-Black Friday deals on its “Black Friday Deals Store” on the first week of November. While its early sales essentially comes with a fewer discounts, it is highly recommended to wait through to the Black Friday Week for the best deals and steep discounts. The main Black Friday sales, meanwhile, will tip off on Thanksgiving, and the markdown prices on select deals will be available throughout the weekend until Cyber Monday. Meanwhile the discounts on a handful of Amazon hardware products and other deals could be launched a week prior to the Black Friday. Many of the top electronic deals will not have a definite start times, so deal-hunters will have to monitor on Amazon’s online “Black Friday Deals Store” throughout Thanksgiving week. Additionally, Amazon Prime members will be able to get head-start on Lightning Deals. For starters, a Lightning Deal is a time-limited sale by Amazon where a specific product is featured for a brief duration of time.
Amazon Shipping Policy
Unlike Target and Best Buy which waives shipping charges at no minimum purchase needed, Amazon and Walmart does not have an appealing free deliveries policy during the stretch of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Meanwhile, The Prime members may enjoy of Amazon free two-day shipping on all orders without minimums. For non-Prime members, shoppers can take advantage of the free one-month trial of Amazon Prime without spending any single penny. If you opt to shop on Amazon in holiday season, it is strongly advised to try the 30-day trial on Monday of Black Friday week and simply unsubscribe after Cyber Week. That said, you’ll enjoy free two-day parcels when shopping at Amazon on all orders. Prime members will be able to get an early access to most-sought items via Lightning Deals as well as Amazon Prime Video, Music and more.