The Best Black Friday Deals for Small Business 2018

The Best Black Friday Deals for Small Business 2018

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Black Friday 2018 — November 23 this year — may seem primarily like a say to save on consumer goods. But small businesses too can benefit. There will be plenty of in-store and online sales at retailers around the country. You can find deals on holiday gifts for your employees, new tech for your home office or furniture and appliances to give your facility an upgrade. Here are some of the sales that may be of interest to small business owners this Black Friday.

2018 Black Friday Deals Are Available from these Brands

Office Depot

For computers, printers, furniture and office supplies, Office Depot is offering sales throughout the month and on Black Friday. You can sign up online to receive information about specific sales or get early access to discounts.

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This year, Staples is offering Black Friday deals on new technology, office furniture and shipping supplies. The office supply chain will offer exclusive in-store deals on Black Friday along with online deals the rest of the weekend, so you can stock up for the new year.


Amazon always offers a huge variety of discounts for Black Friday, so you can stock up for various aspects of your business operations. Amazon Echo, Fire and Kindle products are at the forefront of the company’s early ads. But you can also expect some lightning deals on everything from TVs to vacuum cleaners.

Best Buy

As usual, Best Buy will offer doorbuster and in-store deals throughout the day on Black Friday and on Thanksgiving. Laptops, TVs and smartphones are all at the forefront of early ads and reports.


Microsoft Stores will features a variety of deals this holiday season. Starting on November 18, the company will offer deals on Surface laptops and tablets, HP tech products, and XBox gaming consoles and accessories.


HP’s Black Friday deals this year start on Thanksgiving and extend through the following day. Expect discounts on printers, computers and tech accessories that you can use to outfit a home office or replace some outdated tech.


Walmart offers pretty consistent Black Friday deals each year. So expect lots of options for updating your favorite tech devices, including smartphones, tablets and TVs.


If you need business cards or other printed marketing materials, Vistaprint usually offers a number of options on Black Friday. Currently, you can take advantage of Black Friday preview deals on posters, banners and product labels. And you can sign up to receive updates on the official Black Friday deals as well.


For those in the market for a new website or hosting, Bluehost is offering up to 60 percent off select packages for its annual Black Friday sale.


Laptops, desktops and tech accessories will all be included in Dell’s Black Friday deals this year. You can get special doorbuster deals in store or get free delivery for online purchases. You can find a wide variety of products at Target’s two-day Black Friday event, which starts on Thanksgiving. Some of this year’s deals include TV’s, Google Home and clothing.


Samsung is again offering online deals starting November 18 and extending through Thanksgiving and Black Friday. You can find discounts on a variety of smartphones, tablets, TVs and other branded tech items.


A marketplace with tons of computer parts and tech accessories, you can find deals on specialized products in Newegg’s annual Black Friday Sale. The company is hosting special deals throughout the month on everything from smartphones to motherboards.


If you’re looking for a new laptop, Lenovo is already offering some big deals on its selection. For Black Friday, the company is also offering free shipping on all laptops, computer monitors, or other purchases in its online shop.


Many of Macy’s Black Friday deals are geared toward individuals. But there are some items that could be useful in an office or for a traveling professional, like kitchen essentials and luggage. Deals are available online from Thursday to Saturday, with even more options available in stores.


Similarly, Kohl’s offers deals on everything from clothing to home items. For small business owners, deals on cameras, TVs and smart home tech are likely to be of interest. Shop in the store on Friday or online starting November 19.

Music & Arts

For musical entrepreneurs, Music & Arts is hosting a Black Friday sale in stores and online. There are doorbuster deals for guitars and other purchases, and online sales for various musical products as well.


Michael’s, the popular arts and crafts retailer is hosting an early Black Friday sale online with free shipping on select items and free in-store returns. The company also usually releases Black Friday coupons to customers before the big day.

Ace Hardware

For handyman business owners or anyone who needs some hardware supplies for their location, Ace Hardware’s sale could be of interest. The store is offering some early deals, with additional tools and winter essentials getting marked down throughout the weekend.


Already known for its access to deals, Groupon is marking select items down even further leading up to and including Black Friday. There are laptops, chargers, headphones and various other tech that may be helpful for small business owners.


If you need any new appliances for your business, Sears is hosting a “make your own doobuster” deal. Basically, you can sign up for their loyalty program and earn extra points on all purchases by shopping on Thanksgiving and Black Friday.


For phones, tablets and other mobile accessories, T-Mobile offers Black Friday deals in stores and online, along with some early deals that are already available.


Verizon is also offering deals on new iPhones and other popular smartphone models. You can shop in stores or online or even order specific items and pick them up in stores.

Sam’s Club

For anyone needing new tech, furniture or bulk items, Sam’s Club offers some exclusive deals online leading up to and during Black Friday. It also offers member deals in stores starting at 7 a.m. Friday.


Costco is offering Black Friday deals on everything from laptops to refrigerators. There are some in-store deals available starting at 9 a.m. Friday, but most are also available online, with some online exclusives as well.


Jet is offering Black Friday deals on laptops, headphones, smartwatches and smart home products. You can start shopping these deals as soon as the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.

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Annie Pilon Annie Pilon is a Senior Staff Writer for Small Business Trends, covering entrepreneur profiles, interviews, feature stories, community news and in-depth, expert-based guides. When she’s not writing she can be found exploring all that her home state of Michigan has to offer.

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  1. Crazy that Black Friday is almost here! I’m sure there will be another batch of awesome deals. I’ll stay tuned.

  2. More than that, is your business doing its best to reap the benefits of Black Friday?

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