Black Friday shopping has its lure. Big sales. Great deals. But if dragging your kids to the mall on the biggest shopping day of the year is not your idea of a Merry Christmas, online shopping is here to save your sanity.
Experts expect a big jump in online sales this year (as much as 16 percent), so get into your jammies and get your mouse-clicking hand ready. The Stir has you covered with some of the best Black Friday online sales from our favorite brands.
Amazon is promising to meet or beat other retailers this holiday and throwing in free shipping on a host of items:
- Buy select Mighty Beanz and get a limited-edition Mighty Beanz pack free.
- TRIO King's Castle by Fisher Price -- $51.85 (List Price: $74.99)
- LEGO Toy Story Western Train Chase -- $60 ( List Price: $79.99)
- LEGO Bionicle Jetrax T6 -- $29.99 (List Price: $49.99)
- Save $10 when you spend $30 or more on select Fur Real Frenzies.
- Save up to 40 percent on select Radio Flyer trikes and wagons.
- Power Wheels Toddler School Bus by Fisher-Price -- $83.09 (List Price: $129.99) and free shipping
- Mega Bloks iCoaster and Bonus Stunts -- $39.99 (List Price:$89.99)
- Wii Fit Plus with Balance Board -- $79.96 (List Price: $99.99)
Get 40 percent off gift sets and free shipping on Black Friday and 40 percent off individual products (not gift sets) and free shipping on Cyber Monday for purchases made on the website.
Beginning Sunday, six Daily Tea dresses will be offered at $15 with a variety of collection dresses at $29. Sale ends November 30.
Wal-Mart is offering free shipping on a host of its holiday deals:
- Nintendo Wii Console w/ Wii Fit Plus & Balance Board -- $249
- Kung Zhu Hamsters (Choose 3) Value Bundle -- $20
- Nintendo DSi XL Value Bundle -- $189
- Nintendo DS Lite Value Bundle -- $149
- Xbox 360 Value Bundle -- $229
- Step2 Action Train Table -- $34.88
- Fisher-Price Power Wheels Jeep Rubicon -- $199
- Disney Pixar Cars, Lightning McQueen Cars Twin Bed -- $299
- Crayola Crayon Maker -- $20
- Little Tikes Shady Jump 'n Slide Bounce Room -- $199
- Harry Potter Paperback Boxset #1-7 -- $47
Toys R Us debuted its Mystery Deals this week that will only be in store during limited hours. So grab them now online!
- Barbie A Fashion Fairytale Flairy Dolls 3-Pack Gift Set -- $18.49 (was $39.99)
- Disney Pixar Toy Story 3 U-Command Buzz Lightyear -- $39.99 (was $79.99)
- LEGO Sets -- 33 percent off
- V-Tech Learning Laptop -- $14.99 (was $29.99)
- Little Tikes Gourmet Prep N Serve Playset -- $59.99 (was $99.99)
- Star Wars Science The Force Trainer -- $64.99 (was $99.99)
- Thomas and Friends -- 50 percent off
If you really want to hit the stores, there's a host of deals out there, but a hot cup of cocoa in front of the computer is tempting. Will you be shopping at home this year?