The Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals

Early birds will get the best deals—but that doesn’t mean you have to wake up before the sun.

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Best Buy: DVDs of hit movies and television shows for under $9, a 40-inch Toshiba HDTV for just under $180, and a Samsung 15.6-inch laptop for just under $350 are a few of the deep discounts on electronics that Best Buy will offer starting at midnight on Thanksgiving. Other door-buster deals include coffee makers, cameras, and tablets.

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Sears: Discounted items range from fuzzy slippers and handbags along with televisions, washer/dryer sets, tablets, and laptops. Sears' 64-page Black Friday ad also comes with an additional $10 off coupon for those who spend upwards of $40 (for online or in-person shoppers).

Toys 'R Us: Many of the stores' most popular toys, including Crayola crafts and Lalaloopsy dolls, will feature discounts, and the first 200 customers to line up at each store (for the 8 p.m. opening Thanksgiving evening) will get a goody bag filled with $30 worth of toys.

Macy's: Diamond stud earnings, which normally retail for $600, will go for $199, and Bulova stainless steel watches will sell for $99. For the kitchen, cookware sets, standing mixers, and juicers will all be on sale, along with comforters and bedding sets. Many cosmetics purchases will come with free gifts, including gift sets, iPhone cases, and cosmetic bags.

Some stores have yet to release details about their top deals, so shoppers can check their newspaper circulars, store websites, and Black Friday sites such as to stay on top of the latest news. Happy shopping!