The Best Time of The Year to Buy: Black Friday, Cyber Monday & More

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The post-fall period is the most intense in North America, with the most intense sales of the year, attracting huge numbers of people to both in-store and online sales. Especially for those who plan to store in person, it is important to choose the right time to do so. In this article, we have compiled a list of the best times to go to the post-fall holiday sales in North America.

Time to avoid: 12:00 - 15:00

If you don't like long waits for checkout, avoid this time. According to Google Maps statistics, 12:00 to 15:00 is the peak time for merchant foot traffic.

The best time to shop for Halloween

Halloween is a traditional holiday, and according to the National Retail Federation (NRF), Americans are expected to spend $10.6 billion on the holiday in 2022, with spending focused on candy, costumes, decorations and greeting cards.

  • Holiday Hours: October 31
  • Store hours: 10:00 - 21:00
  • Best stocked time: 10am-11pm
  • Least crowded time: 10:00
  • Lowest prices: 20:00-21:00

The best time to shop on Black Friday

Black Friday is the best day to store in person, and is the most famous, important, influential and exciting sale day of the year. Some excited merchants open their doors at 00:00.

  • Holiday time: November 25
  • Store hours: 0:00 - 23:00
  • Best time to stock: 5-7pm
  • Least crowded time: None, all times are crowded.
  • Lowest price: 5:00-6:00. Some merchants will offer early bird prices.

Best time to shop on Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday is a must-see online shopping day, it is the day of the most online sales, and the discounts are said to be the same as Black Friday.

  • Holiday Date: November 28th
  • Duration: 24 hours
  • The time with the most goods: Full time
  • Least crowded time: Online shopping, anytime
  • Lowest price time: Anytime

The best time to shop on Green Monday

Green Monday is the third shopping day after Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and it offers great discounts.

  • Holiday Date: December 12
  • Hours of operation: 0:00 - 24:00
  • Best time to stock: All hours
  • Least crowded time: Online shopping, anytime
  • Lowest Price Time: Anytime

Best time to shop on Free Shipping Day

Free Shipping Day is a holiday for online shopping, it started with 2008, has no minimum order requirement and is a great opportunity to save money and avoid the crowds.

  • Holiday Time: December 14
  • Business hours: 12pm - 12pm the next day
  • Best time to stock: All hours
  • Least crowded time: Anytime
  • Lowest Price: Anytime

The best time to shop on Super Saturday

Super Saturday is the last chance to shop on sale before Christmas, so you can avoid the embarrassment of not receiving the goods before Christmas that can happen when you shop online.

  • Holiday time: December 17
  • Store opening hours: 10:00-24:00
  • Best time to stock up: 10am-12pm
  • Least crowded time: 10am
  • Lowest prices: One hour before stores close.

The best time to shop on Boxing Day

Boxing Day is the first day of sales after Christmas. It is also the day when there are long lines in front of stores.

  • Holiday time: December 26th
  • Store hours: 10am - 24pm
  • Best stocked time: 10am
  • Least crowded time: none, you can't help but say "OMG" when you enter the mall
  • Lowest price: One hour before the store closes.

The best time to buy New Zealand Lowrey's

As the world's best butter cookies, New Zealand Lowrey's is a popular food and gift item and a regular on people's shopping list. New Zealand Lowrey's participates in all discounted holiday events, and you can purchase your favorite flavors 24 hours a day on the official New Zealand Lowrey's website.

  • Opening hours: 24 hours
  • Best time to stock: Anytime
  • Lowest Price: Anytime


The 2022 North American fall shopping season has already begun, and there are many details that consumers need to pay attention to in order to have a great shopping experience during this season. We will continue to update this list as time goes on, following the changing needs of consumers.

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