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If you don’t like shopping on Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday isn’t your thing, and you skipped Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday sales may interest you.

ShopSavvy, a mobile shopping app, offers its analysis of holiday sales, looking at data from the top 100 retailers to determine which stores have meaningful Cyber Monday sales.

Electronics – Most number of products on sale:

  1. Best Buy – 638
  2. Target – 409
  3. Walmart – 257

Electronics – Biggest average discount:

  1. NewEgg – 71 percent
  2. Best Buy – 37 percent
  3. Think Geek – 29 percent

Home and family – Most number of products on sale:

  1. Best Buy – 1,385
  2. Home Depot – 1,187
  3. Target – 1,175

Home and family – Biggest average discount:

  1. Home Depot – 38 percent
  2. Walmart – 37 percent
  3. West Elm – 37 percent

Clothing – Most number of products on sale:

  1. Nordstrom – 20,057
  2. Kohls – 12,468
  3. JC Penny – 8,946

Clothing – Biggest average discount:

  1. Men’s Warehouse – 58 percent
  2. Jack Threads – 49 percent
  3. H&M – 46 percent

Which stores have the most number of the following products on sale?

  • TVs – Best Buy
  • Computer and computer related products – Best Buy
  • Kids’ toys and games – Toys R Us
  • Women’s Clothing – Nordstrom
  • Men’s Clothing – Kohls
  • Sporting goods and outdoor products – Sports Chalet

 

Which store has the biggest average discount on the following products?

TVs:

  1. Amazon – 25 percent
  2. Target – 24 percent
  3. Best Buy – 24 percent

Computers and computer related products:

  1. Walmart – 36 percent
  2. Amazon – 22 percent
  3. NewEgg – 19 percent

Kids' toys and games:

  1. Walmart – 38 percent
  2. Toys R Us – 31 percent
  3. K-Mart 31 percent

Women's clothing:

  1. H&M – 48 percent
  2. Nordstrom – 42 percent
  3. Victoria’s Secret – 40 percent

Men's clothing:

  1. Men’s Warehouse – 57 percent
  2. Jack Threads – 49 percent
  3. H&M – 40 percent

Sports and outdoor Products:

  1. Nordstom – 46 percent
  2. L.L.Bean – 46 percent
  3. Brookstone – 44 percent

Be sure to compare prices before you make your purchases, watch out for low prices or free offers, use secure websites, print out the order or save it to your computer, get a tracking number.

Good luck with your holiday shopping. I hope you can find some good deals on Cyber Monday.

Copyright 2014, Rita R. Robison, Consumer Specialist

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