Looking for the best bargains on the market right now? You’ve come to the right place. From great deals on gifting ideas ahead of Christmas to those long-awaited discounts on items, you’ve had your eye on for a while. Welcome to your guide to discovering some of the best deals that Black Friday has to offer, indispensable when we’re all trying to save a few quid!
Before we get into those, here are our Black Friday predictions; the deals that are yet to be announced, but our experts predict will be dropping soon.
• Lounge and Entertainment •
Console yourself with the best PS5 deals: currently £449 for PS5 digital edition + Fifa 23
Ok let’s start with one of the most in-demand items on wishlists everywhere right now; the PS5. With roughly 21.61 million consoles sold online since November 2020 and the demand continuing to increase, I think we can safely say that there will not be any PS5 sales on the market any time soon. Research shows that the demand for the console in the UK is currently the highest in the world, with every 486 in 10,000 Brits searching for the console on a monthly basis.
Don’t worry though, there is some good news. Although they are in high demand, there are still some really good deals on PS5 bundles out there right now. But don’t delay, they will go very very fast:
The Amazon Fire stick is too hot to handle: get the Fire stick lite for £29.99
With a huge 150 million sales worldwide, the Amazon Fire stick has been warming hearts since the first generation was launched in 2014 and continues to be a popular choice, coming 4th on Amazon’s bestseller list in the Electronics & Photo category.
With Amazon releasing their latest Fire Stick just before Black Friday 2021 in October last year, we are expecting that we may see a launch of a new model soon, meaning potential price drops to existing models.
Here are the best prices currently on the market but stay tuned for updates:
Everything’s under control: Save up to £900 on selected Smart TVs or get a £100 Mastercard reward with Sky Glass
From the fiery adventure of House of the Dragon to the glitz and glamour of Strictly Come Dancing, a quality Smart TV with great sound and crisp picture quality, can truly elevate your viewing experience. And, with the average Brit watching an average of 3 hours and 42 minutes of TV per day, we can safely say that it’s one of the nation’s favourite past times.
Here are some of the best Black November deals on Smart TVs right now:
So-fa so good: you can save a whopping £1,458 on the Zeus corner sofa at Msofas!
Now, the deals don’t stop there. If you get a great deal on some of this entertainment technology, you’ll want a comfortable, relaxing sofa to enjoy them on of course. Using our most hunted items algorithm, we saw that searches for corner sofas have increased by 550%, with sectional sofas gaining 35,000 searches too.
Here are some of the best places to get a great deal ahead of Christmas on a curved or sectional sofa:
• Bedroom and Wellness•
Don’t sleep on these deals: get up to £200 + 20% off when you buy a mattress at Dreams
Nothing says sweet dreams like a glorious night’s sleep in a gloriously cosy bed but this essential piece of furniture does not come cheap. So, if you are looking to upgrade your slumber pad, now is a great time to do it.
Here are some of the best Black November deals on beds at the moment:
And…save up to £439.45 on an Emma Premium Mattress
Nothing says sweet dreams like a glorious nights sleep on a gloriously cosy mattress but this essential piece of furniture does not come cheap. So, if you are looking to upgrade your slumber pad, now is a great time to do it.
Here are some of the best Black November deals on beds at the moment:
Be smart: save £38.99 on the Echo Dot (4th gen) with Glacier White + Meross Smart Plug bundle
Smart speakers have become a central part of the modern home in recent years with at least one in every five homes in the UK using a voice-activated speaker. As 79% of those are Amazon Echo devices, it’s no wonder we always see a spike in sales for the must-have gadget around the Black Friday period.
The Echo Dot (4th gen) with Glacier White + Meross Smart Plug is currently Amazon’s best-selling Echo dot bundle. Here are some more deals:
These deals are a breath of fresh air: save £100.99 on a Hoover smart Air Purifier
Air purifiers have been around for a while but when the COVID pandemic started in 2020, the product saw a spike in sales with searches skyrocketing by 212.50%. Increasing in popularity in the post-covid world due to their ability to reduce pollutants, allergens and bacteria, within the air, air purifiers have become a must-have gadget for the home.
Dubbed the ‘perfect sleep hack’, and the perfect present for that loved one who always has the sniffles, here’s where you can find one at a great price:
• Bathroom and Beauty •
We soap you’ll like this: save £243 on Victoria Plum’s bestseller; The Orchard Dulwich stone grey furniture suite
Whether you want to wash your troubles away with some bubbles or play Wordle on the loo if your bathroom needs some TLC, now is a great time to give it an upgrade.
Grey continues to be a popular colour palette for interior design, as it is neutral, versatile and adds colour without making the space feel small and dark. We’ve seen a 58% increase in search demand for the term ‘grey bathroom’ over the past month, with many homeowners waiting eagerly for the Black November deals.
Here are some great places to soak up a great deal:
Here’s the (tooth)pick of the day: save £296 on the Oral-B iO8™ Electric Toothbrush Black Onyx with Limited Edition Travel Case
Electric toothbrushes are routinely recommended by dentists as a way of improving and maintaining a high level of dental hygiene. With nearly 12 million people in the UK switching to an electric toothbrush over the past few years, two in three (67%) adults now own one and we have seen a 27.47% increase in search demand for the term ‘electric toothbrush’ in the last month.
Buzzing to find a great deal on an electric toothbrush? Here’s where you can find one:
Let’s get straight to the point: save £48.18 on these popular ghd Platinum+ Black Straighteners
From achieving a sophisticated sleek look to creating beautiful bouncy curls, hair straighteners are a popular choice for creating an array of different styles to suit your mood.
With a huge 937.1 million views of ghd-related tutorials and reviews on TikTok, it’s no wonder the premium brand leads the charge when it comes to this beauty tool.
Here’s where you can get some of the top brands right now for a steal:
Hair today gone tomorrow: save £150 on the Braun Silk-épil 9 Flex Epilator on Amazon
Designed to remove the hair directly from the root (ouch!), epilators have become a popular tool within the beauty world. According to experts, epilators have longer-lasting effects (in comparison to many other hair removal techniques).
According to BMI Healthcare, the average amount women spend on waxing and shaving in their lifetime is a whopping £24,000, so doing it yourself can help you to save money on trips to the salon too.
If you fancy a bit of beauty DIY, you can pick one of these nifty tools up for a great price:
Shave off the £££s with this deal: save £70 on a Braun bestseller; the Series 5 Shaver with Precision Trimmer
Who said that dogs are a man’s best friend? They’re wrong. Electric shavers are. Known for their precision, electric shavers have been said to be a safer option than the traditional razor and can also save precious time in the morning.
Men using cartridge razors spend approx. £10- £20 per month on products, which averages out at £180+ a year. So investing in an electric razor will save you major £££s in the long run.
Here’s where you can get a cracking deal:
• Kitchen and Cuisine •
Great blinds think alike: save up to 75% off selected styles at Blinds Direct
Blinds are an elegant addition to any kitchen. As they lay flush against the window, they maximise the space and are easier to clean than curtains. And, they are the perfect canvas for adding a pop of colour or a snazzy print to add some personality. Practical and stylish.
We have seen a 35.38% increase in search demand for ‘kitchen blinds’ over the past three weeks, with the more specific search term ‘roman blinds kitchen’, increasing by 52.6% on Pinterest, pointing to a reemerging trend in the classic style.
Here’s where you can pick up a blinding deal:
Wish every day was (Air)Fryday? save £100 on the TEFAL ActiFry Genius XL
If you want to save some extra money in the kitchen, an air fryer is a great way to do it. Brits could make a saving of approximately £146 on energy bills a year, just by making the switch from a fan-assisted oven. And, it’s a healthier way to cook too.
Here’s where you can pick up an air fryer for a great price:
You’ll love this a-latte: save £250 on the Delonghi Magnifica Bean to Cup Coffee Machine
Approximately 98 million cups of coffee are consumed in the UK every day and of the 80% of Brits who get theirs from the high street, they do so at least once a week at an average cost of £5.50 (that’s £286 per year!) I think we can safely say that it is one of the nation’s favourite beverages and if it’s one of yours, you can make barista-style coffee at home (and save a few quid doing it.)
Pick up one of these brew-tiful coffee machine deals and save:
Relieve the pressure: save £120 on the Tefal Turbo Cuisine Pressure Cooker
Due to the increase in the cost of living, many people have become more cost-savvy, looking at all the ways to save money (especially in the kitchen). A pressure cooker or hot pot is a great way to cook tasty meals such as stews and casseroles on a budget.
Pressure cooking uses on average 0.57 kWh per kg of raw chicken, which is equivalent to an average of 4.4x less energy needed to roast a chicken in the oven.
Here’s where you can bag a hot deal on a hotpot and save:
How will this pan out? Save £160 on a 10-piece Professional Granite Cookware Set at ProCook
We all know the importance of having enough cookware, especially at this time of year. With carrots and potatoes on the go, as well as gravy and all the other Christmas trimmings that need to be made simultaneously, there’s no such thing as too many pots. This may explain why we have seen a 23.4% increase in search demand for kitchen cookware over the last month.
And with 2.9 billion views of the hashtag #homecook on Tiktok, the move towards being aspiring chefs and saving money on takeaways is a trend that is here to stay.
Cook up a storm with these tasty deals on cookware:
We’ll be updating the most hunted deals right here so come back to see if we have added anything new!
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