Should Black Friday Shoppers Just Sleep In?

Unless you’re willing to wait all night for those “doorbusters,” you may find the best deals out of stock or actually at higher prices than usual.

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That’s the advice from Consumer Affairs

Many consumers who rise before dawn on Black Friday and stand in the cold waiting for a store to open often complain that it wasn’t worth it – they didn’t get the item they wanted or it cost more than they thought.

Their experience is not all that uncommon, it turns out. According to a new study by ShopAdvisor, a shopping service, Black Friday was among the worst sales days of the 2011 shopping season.

The article points to higher prices on Black Friday, and suggests when you should actually shop to save.

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