What’s better? Black Friday or Cyber Monday

Reporter: Andryanna Sheppard
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What’s best for consumers? Black Friday or Cyber Monday? It depends what you are shopping for. (CREDIT: WINK News)

The year’s biggest holiday shopping days are quickly approaching.

But should you shop for Black Friday deals in-store or sit back at your computer on Cyber Monday?

Because of pandemic-related supply chain issues, you may not find all the toys in every store.

But despite the shortages, FGCU economist Victor Claar said you won’t feel it on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

“The good news is retailers will not under-deliver on what those big savings are that are at the top of the flyer now you and I both know even when it’s not a pandemic, they went out and you have to be one of the first people there to get it,” Claar said. “The same thing is still true.”

Experts say Black Friday is better for your big-ticket items like TVs, toys, gaming consoles and appliances.

But Business Insider expects deep discounts on laptops, travel and clothes on Cyber Monday.

But if it’s in-store or online, snag it right away because you may not find it later.

If you do find a better deal down the road, ask the store to match the price, return it, or cancel your order and buy it again.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals usually last about a week so don’t get too stressed if you don’t snag the deal that day.

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