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Your Black Friday shopping survival guide

Ready to battle for deals? Bridget Carey helps you plan your strategy with tips on smartphone apps, where to find the best deals, and when to avoid the stores.

Hunting for deals on Black Friday takes focus and stamina, but it's not hard to master the shopping weekend. You just need to research the best deals, avoid the busy times, and arm yourself with the right apps. With Cyber Monday sales now starting on Sunday, you might as well stay at home to shop online.

That means wrapping paper tubes are no longer necessary for self defense (most of the time):

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