Online auction giant eBay rolled out more Black Friday 2016 deals, luring customers to purchase functional items ranging from branded laptops and state-of-the-art televisions to ultra-wide monitors, at reduced prices.
Black Friday shoppers, or those who trooped to stores and transacted online during or right after Thanksgiving, accounted for huge earnings of leading retailers in the past year. This year saw several firms, including Amazon, launching their Black Friday offerings earlier.
Some companies that lure customers through their brick-and-mortar stores and through online have lost no time in updating their sites. A case in point is Marks and Spencer, which has cashed in on the retail sales bonanza generated by a strategic marketing communications campaign that has produced lucrative results in countries like Great Britain. It will be noted that Black Friday online purchases of consumers in the UK reached up to 810 million pounds, and retail analysts predict purchases may hit one billion pounds this year.
Will eBay’s Black Friday 2016 Deals Spawn a Huge Online Sales Bonanza?
Retail analysts predict that eBay just might steal the limelight from retail powerhouses like Walmart and Target. The online auction site/retail marketplace has unveiled several interesting tech and gaming bundles at discounted prices. Think top brands of laptops at attractive mid-tier pricing!
Some of eBay’s Black Friday 2016 deals that are rated as “Star Buys” are the neat Sony PlayStation 4 Slim Uncharted 4 500 GB home console that is offered at only $399 (the remaining unit sells at US $624.90 on the eBay site); the Lenovo IdeaPad 700 with 15.6-inch monitor; and the DJI Phantom Drone 4, which is several bucks cheaper than what other retailers offer.
There are also ultra-wide gaming monitors being offered at a huge discount. Individuals looking to spruce up their homes with a Smart TV may want to check out the Samsung 50-Inch 4K UHD HDR Smart LED TV – KU6300 6-Series, at a slashed price.
Ads for the eBay Black Friday 2016 deals are out. Other firms, like Best Buy, have announced that Black Friday 2016 deals will go live for “Elite” or “Elite Plus” members early. Whether you intend to get pre-Black Friday deals or buy on the actual day, here is a word of caution from tech/consumer product writers and money experts: before splurging, think wisely, do your homework or comparative research, and check if you are looking at “weak” models in the sellers’ product lineup.
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