Shop online for Black Friday 2010 deals

A woman shopping online for Black Friday 2010 deals.Black Friday 2010 is just around the corner, and people are gearing up fast for the busiest shopping day of the year. It’s pure madness around this time of year, with long lines and cranky shoppers rushing to get their hands on the limited-supply of door-buster deals. But is all the hassle necessary? Can you shop online for Black Friday 2010 deals? And if so, do you have to wait till Black Friday to begin holiday savings?

Shop online on Black Friday 2010

Many retailers are turning things up a notch for Black Friday 2010, offering customers the convenient option to shop online for many items on sale. Many stores are breaking this long, holiday shopping tradition even further by offering these deals before Black Friday. Retailers such as Best Buy, Macy’s and Radio Shack are offering their Black Friday deals online, available to shoppers starting Thursday, Thanksgiving Day. is already releasing some of its hottest deals — and you don’t have to wait for Thanksgiving or Black Friday 2010 to shop online and save money, not to mention escape hassles and stress.

Online statistics

According to the New York Times, shoppers spent $318 million online on Thanksgiving last year. That’s an increase of more than 10 percent compared to the year before. The next day, $595 million was spent on Black Friday, an increase of 11 percent. Many experts believe that these online figures will be even greater this year and only continue to grow in coming years.

Shop online and stay toasty

Considering all the Thanksgiving dinner preparation and clean-up, the last thing you want is to stay up all night just to make sure you are among the first in line at your local departments stores. For those who live in cities with harsh cold-weather conditions, the Black Friday shopping experience is even worse. So, instead of waiting in the blistering cold and jostling among rude shoppers, you may want to consider the option to shop online for Black Friday 2010.


Yahoo! Finance / The New York Times

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