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This year, many retailers will be offering the awesome deals online, maybe it’s time to ask yourself: is fighting the crowds really worth it?Online bargain hunting really has some obvious advantages: instant access to massive deals without worry of stock running out, online-exclusive pre-Black Friday deals and sales that debut before Black Friday, and convenient delivery straight to your door. Now 2016 offers won’t be out until mid-October to November but based on last year’s deals, keep your eyes peeled for early offers from these retailers:

Amazon offered huge steals on Electronics and Toys

A bit of a wild-card, Amazon is expected to release their Black Friday deals around October to mid-November, also be sure to browse using the Amazon app to discover unique, app-only deals. Last year, deals covered a wide range of popular gift categories such as toys, electronics, movies and TV shows, tools, clothing and more. Big steals included a 42″ 1080p LED TV under $200 and 40% off select Mattel Toys. Other offers included free shipping, same-day delivery, and Prime Early Access, which allowed 30-minute early access to limited-time Lightning Deals.

Staples offered massive tech deals

With a limited supply and steep discounts, Staples offers some crazy deals for the quickest of shoppers. Last year, store doors opened at 8am but online offers but online shoppers could be able to snatch up deals as early as midnight Friday. Look to Staples to find some great deals on computers, cameras, software and fitness tech. Last year was a boon for Apple fans, who were able save $100 on a Mac Book Air and $150 on a MacBook Pro. Online shoppers also benefited from free shipping over $45 on Staples.

Newegg: a Computer buffs’ heaven

If you’re looking to beef up your computer this year, look no further than Newegg’s Black Friday deals. Last year, shoppers were able to save 10% on components, storage and more as well as 70% off many other products as well as $20 off $200 with Visa Checkout. Be sure to keep an eye out for special limited-time online promo codes that appear below specific items to get even better deals. Also, in years past, Newegg has launched their sales a day early and has offered free shipping on selected items.

Check out Home Depot for early Black Friday deals

As more retailers roll out sales before Black Friday even begins, Home Depot has been known to hold flash online-only sales as early as the Tuesday before Black Friday. Last year, shoppers could save big on Storage, Lighting, Tools and more on that Tuesday only, as well as deals appliances that went from Tuesday to Wednesday only, including free shipping on select items.Last year, a Samsung 5.2 Cu. Ft. Onyx Front-Loader Washer was going for 44% off, so keep your eyes peeled for some early savings in 2016!

Head to Ebay for early deals and the biggest selection of discounted gift cards

Ebay also offered amazing early deals, the Sneak Peak sale last year that kicked off on the Tuesday until Wednesday before Black Friday (11am to 11am), and shoppers could save big on a number of items including 70% on fashion items. Bigger deals continued on Black Friday starting at 8am and continuing with Cyber Monday through December 9th.The real story though is the incredible savings on gift cards that Ebay offers. Last year gift cards went for 20% off their face value with free shipping to your home from retailers such as Facebook, SportChek, Golf Town, Xbox, and Petro Canada. If you have that tricky person to buy for, eBay could be a great choice this year!

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Now wrangling up these offers took us a good couple of hours of research, but you can save yourself some time this year and use BFD to compare all the deals in one place. Good luck out there!