I’m officially confused about what to expect this year on Black Friday.
Will people shop in-stores or stay home and shop online?
Will they shop on Thanksgiving or wait until Black Friday?
Will they shop…at all?
I’ll have until next week for the answers, but here are some thoughts from Dealnews.com about how Black Friday 2012 might be different:
Fewer People Are Buying TVs
When it comes to Black Friday sales, HDTVs lead the charge year after year. However, for current HDTV owners, there are few reasons to upgrade to a new set. In fact, many of the features touted by today’s top HDTVs can be found in almost every consumer electronics device, from Blu-ray players to gaming consoles. For instance, both Netflix and Amazon’s Instant Video service can be streamed on a variety of devices, from tablets to an Xbox 360. With very few incentives to upgrade, TV sales will not be as high as previous years.
More Stores Will Offer Mobile Promotions
Mobile shopping is on the rise, and as a
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