Black Friday began in The States in 1932 and traditionally starts the day after Thanksgiving. But now this has almost become a "international holiday" for shoppers around the world.

With bargains so good you'd be willing to enter into a tug of war with the Pope, this year, I have a feeling shit's gonna get real.

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Fashion

Spree.co.za is having a countdown to Black Friday as we speak! Check it out today and stay tuned for massive bargains on Friday.

Old Khaki has been hinting at a big sale this Friday! So keep checking their social media for clues.

Poetry will also be having a big sale - be sure to check it out on their blog this Friday.

Superbalist.com might just be the queen of online sales in SA - so be sure to check the site.

Sunglass Hut will be offering a whopping 60% off on designer sunglasses.

Sassy Chic will be offering 50% off - don't miss this one!

Zando.co.za will have a 80% off sale!

Execuspecs Black Friday sale - 50% off!

Get 30% off at Forever New.

TRUWORTHS - 25% Off Sale on ALL marked down fashion.

Travel

TravelStart! will be offering special travel deals guys! It's finally time to opt for that impromptu trip.

Outdoor

Cape Union Mart will offer customers serious discounts on selected lifestyle items. Just in time for the festive season too!

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Tech and games

Takealot.com, South Africa’s largest online store, will be having their annual “Blue Dot Sale”, with over 10,000 products on offer, consumers can expect to find hundreds of their favourite brands (including Samsung, PlayStation, Xbox, Fitbit, Dell, Garmin, Lenovo, Kindle and many more) at marked down prices up to 60% off.

DionWired will have a 50% off sale.

WeChat will be offering awesome deals on consoles.

Beauty

Retailbox.co.za  - get up to 50% off on hair goodies perfect for Xmas presents!

ghd - selected ghd stylers, hairdryers and curlers are up to 25% less, online at ghd.com

Sorbet is offering 10% off everything in-store including treatments and retail products - including Sorbet, Environ, Dermalogica, Haircare and Sparkle. PLUS buy 3 or more products within a brand and unlock an extra 5%.

A little birdy told us that Dis-chem might also have a big sale. Here's hoping...

Also head to Clicks for great deals on beauty.

A fan of natural and organic products? Visit Faithful-to-nature.co.za.

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Food & household items

Checkers promises a sale of up to 50% - eeeeeeeeek!

45% off at Makro? Yes please!

Keep your eyes peeled for good Black Friday deals from Le Creuset.

Books

Need a few holiday reads? Raru.co.za will be having a book sale of note.

Booze

Head to CyberCellar.co.za to buy drinks for the festive season.

Also note! Menlyn Park Shopping Centre and Sandton City are promising massive sales!

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