25 Oct

Black Friday and Cyber Monday


24 November marks the notorious day of deals and specials

Black Friday is just over a month away and the excitement is building. On Friday, 24 November 2017, hordes of shoppers looking for mega discounts on Christmas gifts will flood stores across the globe.

What happened last year?

Tips to shopping on Black Friday:

  1. Charge your phone.
  2. Prioritise your shopping, know what you want, plan your shopping.
  3. Shop with someone, many hands make light work and you can get more.
  4. Go to the toilet before shopping.
  5. Comfy shoes for walking and even running.
  6. Shop late or go really early.
  7. Not everything is a deal.
  8. Create a wishlist so you can checkout ASAP on the day
  9. Get the app
  10. Set a budget
  11. Check in advance if you can return your purchases

Here’s where you can get the best discounts in South Africa; but prepare yourself for utter madness. This list will be updated with information in November, so keep your eye out.

Superbalist’s four-day black Friday mega-sale from Friday 24 to Monday 27 November. The sale will include major discounts on big names and leading brands – from G-Star through to Missguided and Cotton On.



Spree – Shop to your heart’s content online. Be sure to keep an eye on their site as things are sure to sell out pretty quickly.

Takealot.com – this well-known online retailer will be putting its own little twist on Black Friday this year by dubbing it the Blue Dot Sale. Spend more than R250 and you will receive free standard delivery.

Total Sports
Total Sports – this active outfitter is hosting a sale like no other. Visit your local store or and avoid the queue by shopping online – that’s what we’ll be doing.

Black Friday sunglass hot
Sunglass Hut providing you with the best shades for the upcoming blazing summer. You will need some fly shades when the sun’s out.

Black Friday Makro
Makro subscribe to their newsletter and you will be informed about the expected Friday-to-Sunday sale. You can save up to 45% on all selected goods.

Black Friday Game
Game – one store you have to visit. From bathroom items to bedroom linens, they have it all.

Black Friday checkers
Checkers – offering up to 50% off items. They have also included a few useful tips for shopping on Black Friday.

Black Friday Travel starts|
Travelstart – offers holiday specials that are undeniable and who doesn’t want a discounted holiday.

Black Friday Dischem
Dis-Chem – one of South Africa’s top pharmacies are having their big sale on Black Friday. Stock up on sunblock and other medical supplies for the festive season.

Black Friday Hifi corp
HiFi Corp – stock up on sound supplies and Christmas gifts for the festive season. It ain’t a party unless you have your sound sorted out.

Black Friday Clicks
Clicks – also one of South Africa’s leading pharmacies, they will have sales on everything, from Christmas presents to makeup.

Black Friday samsung
Samsung this trustworthy brand will be celebrating Black Friday with specials on phones, TVs and dishwashers. If you are planning to buy a house, furnish your place this Black Friday.

Black Friday Zando
Zando – the online clothing store will be celebrating both Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Be ready and get those fingers clicking.

Black Friday Istore
iStore – get the Apple device you have always wanted. It might not be in your price range but you still have time to budget – it’s a month away.

Black Friday Boardmans

Boardmans – decorate your home the way you always dreamed of, from kitchen supplies to white bedding, make your dreams come true this Black Friday.


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