It’s that time of year again, Festive Season is upon us and we all know what that means… Black Friday sales are looming, but the big question is how are you preparing yourself for the biggest sale day of the year?
If you’re like us, you have a calendar countdown running, counting down the days until the biggest shopping day of the year is upon us. Black Friday is coming so we thought we’d share our top tips and tricks on getting yourself, and your shopping strategy prepared for the day.
Make a List and Check it Twice
With so many sales and so many savings, it’s easy to get distracted and lose track of what you’re hunting for. The easiest way we’ve found to avoid impulse purchases is to make a list of everything you need to purchase and stick to it. That being said, should you find that impressive zoom lens you’ve been eyeing for a while at a discount you just can’t pass up, why not spoil yourself and your kit. If not on Black Friday, then when?
Make Use of Website Wish Lists
Almost all e-commerce websites offer the option of adding items you’re coveting to a wish list for purchasing at a later stage. This function, in Black Friday times, can be your best friend.
Our second top tip is to transfer the list you’ve made as suggested in tip 1 to your very own online wish list across the sites selling your coveted items. On Orms Direct we offer you the option of easily transferring your coveted wish list items straight into your cart for quick and easy purchasing. Be sure to get your wish list started on Orms Direct here.
Don’t Just Shop Online
Many companies offering Black Friday savings on their websites will be offering their online and in-store customers different deals and savings. As a savvy shopper, which we’re sure you are cause you’re reading this, be sure to visit the stores housing items you’re coveting this sale season to take full advantage of ‘ in-store only ‘ specials and offers. While you’re here we thought we’d give you a little sneak peek at what to expect from your favourite photographic store this Black Friday; If you visit our Cape Town branch you can grab a free sensor cleaning and try your hand at spinning our wheel of fortune, while shopping online will put you in the running to win back what you spend on Orms Direct to the value of R 10 000.
Gift and Save
With the festive Season just around the corner, why not take this opportunity to save while gift shopping essentially gifting yourself incredible savings while spoiling those closest to you in the process. This isn’t only applicable to the Festive Season though, have a special birthday or anniversary coming in the new year? Be prepared and use this opportunity to save while gifting. One of your nearest and dearest have their heart set on creating personalised artwork for their office or home? Why not make use of our Print Room and Framing Black Friday gift card specials and give them the gift of creativity.
Sign up for any newsletters offered by your most coveted stores
This may help you gain a leg up on other shoppers with many retailers offering their loyal newsletter subscribers early access to their sales or at the very least you’ll be sure to be the first to know when their sales go live. Be sure to sign up for Orms newsletters here, and be ahead of the crowd for all future sales, savings and inspiration.
Lastly, but by no means least, be sure to follow your most coveted stores social media pages for instant updates on just released specials and savings. That being said be sure to find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and join our photographic community.