Best Black Friday deals from Amazon

Best Black Friday deals from Amazon

When it comes to online shopping it's fair to say Amazon is one of the best places to go.

While they started as a book shop, they now sell everything from clothes to DVDs and homeware to gadgets.

When is Black Friday 2017?

It's clear Amazon are expecting a lot from the festive season as they are taking on an extra 20,000 people for Christmas

These roles will be at all 16 of its fulfillment centres around the UK.

The majority of positions available will be for warehouse operatives like pickers, packers and shippers. Find out more about seasonal work here.

Black Friday 2017: The best deals on offer

While they may not have dropped their full Black Friday offering yet, there are plenty of daily deals available to be getting on with.

You can find out more about what's on offer now by heading to Amazon's Black Friday page here.

So how can you get ahead of the Amazon deals on Black Friday?

Top tips for shopping on Black Friday

Subscribe here to get the site's Daily Deals Email which will ensure you don't miss any offers.

Amazon are likely to send out emails when they start dropping prices so it's worth keeping an eye on your inbox to make sure you don't miss anything on your list.

Amazon say: "Be sure to take advantage of these deals, but you must be quick! Some online deals will sell out in seconds and in this case, patience is not a virtue."

You can also keep up to date with all things Black Friday on our dedicated Aol Money page here.

Top ten facts about Black Friday
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Top ten facts about Black Friday
Black Friday originated in the USA in 1950s/1960s and takes place on the Friday after Thanksgiving. 
Black Friday was brought over to the UK by Asda in 2010, part of the Walmart group.
However in 2015 the supermarket didn't take part in the event and it hasn't been confirmed if they will be launching any Black Friday sales in 2016. 
In 2015 the average spend instore was £41 while the average amount spent my customers online was £92. 
On Black Friday in 2015 £1.1 billion was spent and there was £3.3 billion spent over the weekend as a whole, including Cyber Monday.  
A staggering 1.4 million people went into debt as a result of their spending on Black Friday in 2015. 
When surveyed, 22% of Brits admitted to having bought something on Black Friday through the years. 
Is Black Friday on it's way out in the USA? Controversially Walmart opened their doors on Thanksgiving evening in 2011 and have done since then. Other stores have started to follow suit, potentially marking the end of the popular discount day.

There is some suggestion the day got its name to represent the first day shops went 'into the black' and made a profit, but there's not hard and fast evidence to support this.

This year Black Friday will take place on 25 November. Find out everything you need to know about deals, discounts and which shops are taking part here.

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