Mobile Apps To Prepare You For Black Friday

While you're on-the-go shopping on Black Friday, download some of these apps to help get the best deals on the market. Best of all–they're all FREE!

WLNS–Apple or Android: Get the weather and traffic reports for where ever you are while shopping throughout the day! App–Apple OR Android: Browse the ads by store or category, read the latest sale news and even create your own shopping list to take with you to the store on the big day! Advanced filtering and search options allows you to narrow down the broadest of searches to a handful of specific items. Cross-compare items and prices between stores, categories and existing sales information to ensure you get the best deal. Receive updates informing you when a new Black Friday ad is released or when a special online holiday sale goes live.

Google Shopper: For online price comparisons, Google shopper is probably the best. They search hundreds of retailers and even compare prices based on the cost of shipping, which is helpful when you are trying to get the best overall deal. This app has a ton of info, which can make it both helpful and a little cumbersome to use when you are in a hurry.

Amazon Price Check: Most of us know that Amazon's typical prices tend to beat out a lot of other stores. Comparing the price of a large brand name item is always a good starting point! Scan, type, take a picture of or say the name of any item and it will instantly pull up the Amazon prices.

Red Laser App: If you want to compare items across local stores, you can also download the Red Laser app. This is great for price matching other big box stores instead of driving all over town!  Scan anything and it will show you the price on that item at nearby retailers.

Coupon Sherpa: Download this app to have a mobile inventory of coupons to tons of different stores. Use them all day at restaurants, retail shops and grocery stores!

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