Black Friday officially takes place on November 27, but retailers across the nation have started their tempting deals early in the hope of enticing customers with a pre-emptive bargain.
Nearly £3m is set to be spent every minute over Black Friday weekend, according to a new report.
The VoucherCodes.co.uk Shopping for Christmas 2020 report, carried out by the Centre for Retail Research (CRR), shows that despite lockdown 2.0, UK consumers are set to spend a total of £7.504bn over the Black Friday weekend – a 12.4% drop on 2019 due to store closures.
Despite the decline, online sales are forecast to increase almost £2bn across Black Friday weekend, with total online sales rising 52.9% from £3.771bn (2019) to £5.764bn this year.
Retailers such as Amazon, outdoor and tech specialists Halfords and interior site La Redoute have launched early sales with as much as 60 per cent off.
So, if you can’t wait a second longer to bag yourself a bargain, FEMAIL has rounded up some of the best early deals on offer – including everything from beauty, home, fashion and kids.
BEAUTY & GROOMING
All Niré Beauty products are designed by industry experts with the environment in mind. Ranging in size from handle to ferrule depending on their function, you have the freedom to use the entire make up brush handle for real blending techniques or grip closer to the ferrule for precise application.
Includes 45 multi-finished eyeshadows that can create natural to sultry looks with a full spectrum of colours including golds, peaches, greens and nude shimmering tones. Also included in this set are ultra-blendable blusher shades so you can enhance your natural beauty with contouring and highlighters.
Enjoy a superior clean feeling with Oral-B genius 8000. Don’t miss a spot with the smart coaching & unique position detection technology. The Oral-B’s unique round brush head helps to remove up to 100% more plaque compared to any regular manual toothbrush.
FASHION & ACCESSORIES FOR HER
Wonther is an ethical, sustainable and feminist brand. Created by Olga Kassian, each piece of Wonther Jewelry is the personification of a woman’s ambitions, achievements, and uniqueness. The Life Link necklace is 925 Sterling Silver 24K Gold Plated, created in recycled plate and carefully covered by a gold layer, which gives it a bold hue.
Beautifully feminine and elegant, the Empreinte Cassiopee Seamless Full Cup Bra exudes sophistication with sheer, seamless embroidered mesh cups. The underwired bra supports and lifts the bust, whilst the metal charm at the centre lends an opulent finish.
FASHION & ACCESSORIES FOR HIM
This performance polo features a colour-block design and is made from the innovative SmartTec fabric designed to keep you comfortable and cool, playing at your best on the golf course. The moisture wicking and extreme breathability properties help to remove perspiration away from the body, helping to keep you cool and dry.
This is not your average coaches jacket – as it features light insulation and a water resistant exterior. It also boasts 40% recycled Thermolite insulation and Living Lining thermo-regulating technology to help regulate your temperature. Zip-up the handwarmer pockets to keep your hands nice and toasty on a winters day.
The men’s Anon M2 Goggle features Magna-Tech Quick Lens Change Technology, using 16 powerful neodymium magnets to make lens changes easier than ever. Spherical Lens Technology mimics the curvature of the human eye for superior optics, while SONAR lens technology by ZEISS enhances contrast for the best possible definition and terrain recognition.
Retro-edge Superdry Shockwave 127 sunglasses for him and her. Designed in a classic rectangle silhouette, these frames come in a matte black colour, contrasting against a trendy green purple gradient lens. At the temples, the brand’s signature Japanese script features in an electric orange font. The lenses provide 100% UVA and UVB protection.
A great pair of rugged hiking boots for men from tough outdoor brand Landrover. In classic black with a secure lace-up fastening, these ankle boots have a lightweight yet durable mesh upper with a rugged and sturdy sole, providing protection for your feet whilst remaining breathable.
Retro jacket from The North Face with a warm down and feather filling for cold winter conditions. Inspired by the brand’s iconic ‘Himalayas’ jacket, the oversized jacket has a durable nylon ripstop shell with a water repellent finish to protect from light rain.
HOUSE & GARDEN
The four person Lay-Z-Spa Havana Airjet features 81 all-surrounding AirJet massagers and a 40°C rapid heating system to help you relax and unwind in style. Boasting an energy saving timer to help you get the most out of each use, this attractive and premium-quality Spa is guaranteed to become a firm favourite in no time.
Whether you’re on the school run or heading to the gym fitting vegetables and fruits into your daily routine is made even easier with 2 sizes of travel cups, use either the tall Or Oversized, chose from a flip-top lid for drinking on the go or a stay Fresh lid or handled comfort lid to save for later.
With motion-activated, police-style red and blue flashing lights, spotlight and siren, the Enforcer™ from Swann is ideal for exposing intruders. For further peace of mind, the 4K Ultra HD technology and powerful Night2Day™ colour night vision ensures you won’t miss a thing.
The Barisieur is a premium alarm clock that eases you into your morning with the soothing sounds of bubbling water along with the smell of the freshly brewed coffee. Inspired by a combination of the modern ritual of filter coffee with the iconic vinyl record player, the Barisieur encourages a nostalgic experience with the user.
Want streak-free windows? The Vileda Windomatic Power is lightweight and efficiently designed to suck away the dirty water after washing windows, leaving a streak-free finish all the way to the edge.
A lovely gift for anyone who feels the cold, or a little touch of luxury to make your moments of ‘me’ time even more relaxing, the wonderfully snuggly Soft Touch Cream Throw will add extra warmth on chillier nights, and is perfect for cuddling up underneath on the sofa at any time of day – you’ll soon forget it’s cold outside!
The Buisseau dressing table. Its retro styling and feminine lines will seduce you. Crafted in wood and rattan cane, the Buisseau dressing table brings a natural touch to your boudoir.
TECHNOLOGY AND GADGETS
The headphones combine comfort, elegance and outstanding sound quality. Clear sound with deep bass make these headphones sound as good as they look. At a weight of just 126 grams with soft padded ear pieces and a headband cushion, the EP636 cradles your ears in comfort.
The Nitro 50 desktop delivers powerful performance for lag-free gaming and smooth graphics-intensive tasks with its state-of-the-art processors and graphics cards. With an 10th Gen Intel Core i5 processor, apps load faster, graphics run faster, and many tasks can be run simultaneously without lag.
The Elvie Trainer helps women to strengthen their pelvic floor muscles to build on their: Core stability, bladder control and intimate wellbeing. It walks the user through a series of five-minute workouts, helping you train by gamifying your muscle contractions.
Thick walls, a house that is too large, a weak router, or simple bad luck – there are lots of reasons for poor internet reception in individual rooms. Fortunately there is a simple solution: Internet from your wall socket. The devolo dLAN 550 duo+ Starter Kit allows you to install a Powerline network in no time, making lags a thing of the past.
Three Intelligent Steam Controls give you a precise, targeted deep clean – no need to use chemicals, just clean with the power of steam. Perfect on all types of sealed hard floors including hardwood, marble, tile and stone. Clean double the floor area with a simple flip of the mop head.
Stoy’s modern cash register is perfect for tiny shopkeepers and retailers. There’s press-down buttons and a drawer that pulls out and the design encourages colour and shape recognition as well as the creation of realistic scenarios.