6 ETF Deals For Black Friday

The holiday season has kicked off with Thanksgiving Day, and now it’s time for Black Friday — one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Retailers are splurging on promotions, early-store openings, heavy discounts, and free shipping on online purchases to lure customers.

According to the National Retail Federation, more than 165 million Americans are expected to shop in stores and online during the Thanksgiving weekend (spanning five days from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday). Of them, 39.6 million planned to shop on Thanksgiving Day while 114.6 million will likely go for Black Friday. On Small Business Saturday 66.7 million will go shopping and 33.3 million are expected to do so on Sunday. About 68.7 million are expected to take advantage of online bargains on Cyber Monday.

Younger consumers are significantly more likely to shop over the Thanksgiving weekend. Of ages 18-24, 88% are likely to shop and particularly enjoy the social aspect while 84% of those ages between 25 and 34 plan to shop. There is an almost even split of people who plan to start their shopping in-store (47%) compared with those who intend to splurge online (41%).

According to Adobe, Black Friday sales to reach $7.5 billion this year, representing a rise of 20.5% from 2018.

Hot Retailers

Black Friday sales bonanza both online and in stores is already in full swing as a number of retailers have already perked up their deals to lure customers. We have highlighted some of the best deals from the retailers below.

Amazon (AMZN - Free Report) is ahead of all retailers having kicked off Black Friday deals week on Nov 22. The best deals consist of discounts on the brand's own products like the Amazon Echo, Amazon Fire TV Stick, and the Kindle e-reader - as well as some great TV, audio and laptop deals from folks like LG, Samsung, Acer, Sennheiser and more. The e-commerce giant is offering up to 50% off on several products including electronics with Amazon Echo Show 8 at $79.99 (Save $50) and Amazon Music Unlimited for four months at 99 cents (Save $39),

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