What to Buy (and Skip) on Black Friday 2022

When holiday sales start in October, who cares about actual Black Friday?

Lots of people do, according to Brian Field, global leader of retail consulting and analytics for Sensormatic Solutions. The retail insights company predicts Black Friday (Nov. 25 this year) will be the busiest shopping day of the year for in-store traffic.

Tradition keeps the major shopping event alive and kicking, he says. Eat well on Thursday, hit the stores on Friday — it’s a familiar and comforting social routine.

Of course, low prices on lots of products also help. “Everything goes on sale,” says Samantha Gordon, deals editor at Consumer Reports.

But with so many incentives to shop, it’s tough to predict which bargains will actually be worthwhile. We’re here to help with a short list of what to buy and skip — and a few tips for this Black Friday.

Buy: TVs

Discount TVs and Black Friday go together like peas and carrots, and this year is no exception. Expect choices galore, from doorbuster deals…

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This article was written by Tommy Tindall and originally published on www.nerdwallet.com