If you’re one of the brave willing to face the lines and crowds on Black Friday, make sure to go in with a savvy shopping game plan.


For the techies:

Best Buy

Multiple locations, including 2300 S. Christopher Columbus Blvd.

Opens at 5 p.m. Thanksgiving Day


LG and Vizio televisions are $200–$400 off, and TV and Xbox bundles are heavily discounted too: $499.98 for a 40-inch Samsung 1080p HDTV, an Xbox One console and “The Lego Movie: The Game.”



Multiple locations, including 1 Mifflin St.

Opens at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving Day


When you buy an Apple Watch, starting at $349, you’ll get some of that back (in a way) with a $100 Target gift card. All iTunes gift cards are buy one, get one 30% off, and if you spend $75 throughout the store you’ll get 20 percent one shopping trip anytime from Dec. 4–13.


For the makeup junkies:


Multiple locations, including 1300 Market St.

Opens at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day


Score on gifts galore at beauty and skincare counters, in addition to saving 50 percent on select fragrance and cosmetic sets.



Multiple locations, including 1714 Chestnut St.

Opens at 9 a.m. on Black Friday  


If the beauty retailer’s 2015 deals are anything like last year’s, this should definitely make the “nice” list. In 2014, $10 deals included fragrance rollerballs, cleansers, and cosmetic duos. Get the Sephora To Go app for full details on this year, or just head to the store with your color palette in mind.


For the thrifty:  

Philly AIDS Thrift

710 S. Fifth St.

Opens at 7 a.m. on Black Friday


This big thrift store with a diverse collection of…stuff is doing 50 percent off 7 to 11 a.m. — even if it’s already on sale!  


For the unique-gift hunters:


1825 E. Passyunk Ave.

Opens at 11 a.m. on Black Friday


This quirky gift shop believes in the spirit of giving on Black Friday. Get a free tote from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. with any purchase over $25.


Boutique W

1916 E. Passyunk Ave.

Opens at noon on Black Friday

215 468-1918

Chance determines your savings at this women's clothing shop. There’s discounted items throughout the store, plus at the registers you’ll get to pull a ticket out of a bag for a surprise additional discount.


NRS Boutique

1822 E. Passyunk Ave.

Opens at 10 a.m. on Black Friday


Everything in the store — from the home goods to the vintage clothing — is 20 percent off, and if you spend $100 or more you’ll also get a gift — and that’s a perk on top of the wine and chocolate available for shoppers all day long.


For the athletes:

Philadelphia Runner

Multiple locations, including 1608 Walnut St.

Opens at 10 a.m. on Black Friday


Give back: when you spend $50 at Philadelphia Runner, the store will donate $5 to a charity of your choice.


Fan Zone 

Wells Fargo Center, on the 11th St. side

Opens at 10 a.m. on Black Friday


Stock up gear. Fans — and those with fans on their gift list — can save 20 percent on all Flyers merchandise at the “Orange and Black Friday” sale, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.