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Best Things to Buy on Cyber Monday

Rebecca Cohen  |  November 22, 2019

Our favorite shopping day after Black Friday is here once again. Here’s what you need to know about Cyber Monday discounts on December 2nd.

This one goes out to all of the ladies who are too full, too tired, too cold, and too lazy to brave Black Friday. I feel you, and I am with you, 100%. Thankfully, we don’t have to part from our pajamas to score the deals we crave. Cyber Monday is just around the corner and it’s calling your name. Here’s a look at some of the places where you stand to save the most when shopping — if your budget allows

Apparel 

Across the board, experts say that Cyber Monday may bring some of the deepest discounts on clothes. So if you’re looking to snag some of the styles your friends and family put on their holiday wish list, Cyber Monday is the time to shop. With that said, if you’re shopping for yourself or you don’t need to have these items wrapped up and waiting under the tree, then wait to purchase until the end-of-season clearances hit in January, advises Edgar Dworsky, Founder and Editor of ConsumerWorld.org

Soft Goods

In general, Cyber Monday is one of the best days to purchase soft goods — items that are literally soft — like comforters, sheets, towels, pillows, and more, says Casey Runyan, Managing Editor for Brad’s Deals. In other words, ‘tis the time of year to cozy up with someone you love, and some good deals. 

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Beauty

If “New Year, new look” is your mantra at the moment, then you’re in luck. Cyber Monday will be your best time to bag some beauty sales. Yes, you’ll find some in-store on Black Friday, but the very best beauty sales happen online, says Julie Ramhold, Consumer Analyst with DealNews.com. Although Sephora and Ulta may be your usual go-to beauty emporiums, make sure you take a look at the websites for the individual brands you love. Brands including Bare Minerals, Juice Beauty, and FatCo almost always have dedicated Cyber Monday deals. 

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Technology

Keep an eye out for slashed prices on things including Android phones, cameras, laptops, TVs and speakers, says Ramhold, adding that we’ll see the lowest prices overall on speakers. In other words, it’s worth it to head to Best Buy on Black Friday, but wait to buy your music accessories online two days later. 

Amazon

You guessed it — the deals at Amazon will be the best on Cyber Monday, says Dworsky. The online-only conglomerate slashes prices on this day, so if you can be patient and wait to get that new Alexa, or floor lamp, or whatever it is you’re after, it’ll be worth it. 

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‘Cyber Monday’ Isn’t Limited To A Single Day 

Keep in mind that although “Cyber Monday” is certainly a day for deals, you might start seeing big sales pop up online as early as Wednesday this year, says Dworsky, so keep an eye out. The deals you see will likely last in some form from the Wednesday before Thanksgiving until the end of the day on Cyber Monday. 

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