LOS ANGELES, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Savings.com, the leading online source for coupons, deals and expert shopping tips, today unveiled a Best Times to Buy Holiday Gifts guide. The guide will help consumers navigate through Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the holiday shopping season to find the best deals for all their gift-giving needs.
Savings.com analyzed more than 1.5 million deals from 25,000 retailers and polled leading consumer and shopping experts, in order to find the best times to buy popular holiday gifts.
Highlights from the guide include:
- November 22, Thanksgiving: Black Friday sales begin on Thanksgiving this year, the new and unofficial kick off to the shopping season.
- November 23, Black Friday: Electronics and apparel are the best gifts to shop for on Black Friday, as well as the days immediately following.
- November 26, Cyber Monday: The best gifts to shop for on Cyber Monday are electronics, apparel, toys & games, and items for the home & garden.
- November 27-December 7: Get the best deals from major toy retailers.
- December 17, Free Shipping Day: There is another spike of great deals from apparel brands on the last day free shipping is available to holiday shoppers looking to get their purchases delivered in time for Christmas.
- December 20-25: If you are thinking of buying a food & wine gift, the best deals are available the few days before Christmas.
"Black Friday and Cyber Monday are great days to shop and save, and we have already seen from our partners that this year is going to be huge for savvy shoppers," said Loren Bendele, co-founder and President of Savings.com. "In fact, in a recent survey of Savings.com members, 99% said they planned to shop and use deals on those days. However, we have also found that great deals are available for products throughout November and December, and we want to share our insight and give shoppers confidence that they are getting the best deal possible."
Savings.com has also launched a one-stop Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales site with complete coverage of the best Black Friday deals, sales, ads, and door busters from all the leading retailers. Black Friday and Cyber Monday shoppers on Savings.com will have access to more than 40,000 coupons, including Macys, Home Depot, Kohls, and Sears.
For more information on Black Friday, Cyber Monday and holiday sales, log on to Savings.com.
Savings.com gives you the best deals on everything you want. Tell us what stores and categories you like, where you live, and Savings.com will deliver the best deals for you, handpicked by expert DealPros®. In addition to providing personalized recommendations, Savings.com has one of the most in-depth databases of coupons. Shoppers can access thousands of exclusive offers from the biggest retailer names along with 100,000+ deals aggregated from online and national retailers, local businesses and daily deal sites. More than 5 million shoppers turn to Savings.com each month as the trusted resource to find the best deals and to interact with the site's popular coupon blog and vital community of online shoppers, the DealPros. In June 2012, Savings.com was acquired by Cox Target Media, one of the world's leading direct marketing companies. Cox Target Media is also the owner and operator of leading direct marketing brand, Valpak and Valpak.com.
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ABOUT COX MEDIA GROUPCox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of Cox Reps. Additionally, CMG owns and operates Cox Target Media, providers of Valpak, a leading North American direct marketing company and Savings.com, a leading online coupon site and community. With $1.7 billion in revenue, the company operations include 15 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 86 radio stations, eight daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services. CMG operates in more than 30 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including 30 million TV viewers, more than 4 million print and online newspaper readers, and 18 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.
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