Ever wake up one morning at 12:01am and realize that Black Friday must be in full swing so it’s time to drive to 348593748976 stores and reap the benefits… and then decided gnope, not this year, I value life and limb more!
Totally understandable if you did like I did! But IF by chance you DO decide to indulge in Black Friday insanity, definitely check out:
It includes safety ideas like:
Shop with someone
Travel and shop in numbers for safety while in malls and outlets. Once inside stores, feel free to separate from each other to grab door buster deals. However, when it’s time to load the car with newly bought goodies make sure to regroup.
Park in well-lit areas
If shopping after dark, make sure to park near lighting and preferably in parking lots with cameras. Also, when exiting a building, shoppers should have keys in-hand before approaching their car.
Don’t wear expensive jewelry
Wearing expensive jewelry could attract thieves. Jewelry can also be lost while trying on clothes in the fitting room. Consider leaving such items at home while shopping.
A great way to avoid theft, lines and crowds during the holiday season is to shop online. Most stores have an online store as well.
and lots more!
Black Friday is honestly a time of shopper insanity that can carry a rather not-small chance of being smooshed – just check out:
But if you DO want to grab some deals…. well, I’m pretty sure bunches of ’em will still be on during Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday as well.
Want the lighter side of Black Friday? Mosey on by:
Black Friday is there if you want to brave the crowds….
May the odds be forever in your favor!