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Black Friday:Here’s your hassle-free guide to getting the most bang for your buck this holiday shopping season

Folks aren’t waiting around until Black Friday to score deals this year, especially since many stores and Web sites have already started offering deep discounts to eager shoppers. And they’re right to do so: According to a survey of more than 7,000 people by the National Retail Federation, 56 percent of Americans have already begun their holiday shopping.

The survey also found that roughly 69 percent of all Americans, or 164 million people, plan to shop Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales this year. The NRF estimates that spending this holiday season will total between $678.75 billion and $682 billion, about 3.6-to-4 percent more than last year.

With so many deals starting early — and with many in-store specials available online, and vice versa — you might not need to line up in the freezing cold for insane doorbusters as in years past.

Here’s your hassle-free guide to getting the most bang for your buck this holiday shopping season. Plus, The Post staff picks the hottest gadgets, gear and garments.

Department stores

Bloomingdales.com; 1000 Third Ave.
Stock up on clothing staples such as select women’s cashmere for $59.99 (originally $159-to-$178), and select women’s denim for $89 (originally $159-to-$230). Friday

Kmart *

Visit KMart.com for store locations. Take advantage of markdowns from 6 a.m. to midnight on Thanksgiving Day — and from 6 a.m. till 10 p.m. on Black Friday.
Thursday and Friday

Kohl’s *

Visit Kohls.com for store locations. Kohl’s will open on Thanksgiving at 5 p.m., and for every $50 spent you’ll receive $15 in Kohl’s cash. Thursday through Saturday

Lord & Taylor

424 Fifth Ave.; LordandTaylor.com Starting at 6 a.m. on Black Friday, score special in-store deals, including boots for $29.99 and puffer coats for $59.99. Plus save 20 percent on regular and sale items in store and online. Friday through Sunday

Macy’s *

151 W. 34th St. Get a head start on deals right after Thanksgiving dinner, when doors open at 5 p.m. and remain open until 11 p.m. on Black Friday. Thursday through Saturday

Saks Off 5th

125 E. 57th St. Stop by on Friday for 50 percent off men’s and women’s cashmere, cold- weather accessories and outerwear and get an additional 50 percent off already reduced women’s designer apparel. On Monday, head to SaksOFF5TH.com for an extra 50 percent off select apparel and accessories, plus get an extra 60 percent off cold-weather gear. Friday through Monday

Target *

Visit Target.com for store locations. After polishing off your Thanksgiving feast, head to Target when doors open at 6 p.m. and stay open till midnight, then reopen on Black Friday at 6 a.m. Thursday and Friday



Birchbox.com; 433 West Broadway 10 percent off orders over $30, 15 percent off orders over $50, 25 percent off orders over $75, and members of the Birchbox Aces loyalty program will get 25 percent off orders over $30. Thursday through Tuesday


Starting Friday, pick any five products for only $20, plus free shipping. On Cyber Monday, visit the beauty site to spin the digital wheel to receive random deals, including free shipping and up to 50 percent off or more. Friday through Monday


Drybar.com; 4 W. 16th St. Lock in your holiday look with 20 percent off hair products, tools, kits and accessories. Thursday through Sunday


Check the Web site for new deals every day, such as three Liquid Strobes for $30, $10 off all kits and more. Wednesday through Tuesday

Nordstrom Beauty

Nordstrom.com and in stores Scoop up great savings on luxe essentials, such as Bobbi Brown “Bobbi” Eau De Parfum for $53.20 (originally $76) and Anastasia Glow Palettes for $24 (originally $40). Thursday through Monday


Visit kiehls.com for store locations. On Black Friday, shop special in-store exclusives, including the Creme de Corps Sweet Almond & Vanilla Scented Candle for $24, Mighty Moisture Face & Body Set for $35, plus receive a free complimentary DisneyxKiehl’s tote bag when you spend $85 or more. Friday

Space NK

SpaceNK.com; 31 Prince St. Buy one product and get another half-off. Friday through Monday


Best Buy *

Visit BestBuy.com for store locations. Doorbuster deals start on Thanksgiving Day at 5 p.m and end at 1 a.m. They’ll reopen on Friday at 8 a.m. with deals on appliances. Thursday and Friday


41 W. Eighth St. Snap up savings up to 20 percent off cameras, including Lomo’Instant cameras and up to 50 percent off accessories. Friday


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Known for it’s high-end headphones, M&D will be offering 20 percent off sitewide, with an additional deal on one specific product announced each day during the four-day stretch. Friday through Monday

Staples *

Visit Staples.com for store locations. Savings start online on Thanksgiving Day and in stores on Black Friday at 7 a.m. Shoppers can expect to find deep discounts on electronics, office supplies and more. Thursday and Friday


Starting Thanksgiving Day, shoppers can score 25 percent off sitewide with discount code BESTDAYEVER. On Cyber Monday, customers get 30 percent off by entering the code MONDAYFUNDAY at checkout. Thursday through Monday


Save $50 on luxury home goods when you spend $200 or more with discount code JOY. Friday through Sunday

Jonathan Adler

JonathanAdler.com; 37 Greenwich Ave.Take 20 percent off your purchase. Some exclusions apply. Wednesday through Tuesday


Starting on Thanksgiving Day, save 25 percent on home goods with code GOGOGO. Score additional deals on Cyber Monday with code CYBER at checkout to get 20 percent off your purchase. Thursday through Tuesday


Get 20 percent off everything using code SALE17. Friday through Monday

Pottery Barn

Visit PotteryBarn.com for store locations. The upscale home furnishing store is offering up to 50 percent off select merchandise, including 30 percent off holiday items and 20 percent off armchairs, in store and online. Friday through Sunday


3 W. 20th St. Save 15 percent on purchases over $100, 20 percent on purchases over $250 and 25 percent on purchases over $1,500. Friday through Sunday


$30 off the Jet Sparkling Water Maker, $20 off the Aqua Fizz Sparkling Water Maker and up to 50 percent off accessories. Friday

West Elm

Visit WestElm.com for store locations. Get 15 percent off purchases over $100, 20 percent off purchases over $500, 25 percent off purchases over $1,000 and 30 percent off purchases over $3,000 in store and online. Friday through Sunday



Black Friday starts early for the activewear brand, with 30 percent off sitewide, 40 percent off orders of $250 and 50 percent off orders of $500 or more. Wednesday through Monday

Alexis Bittar

Visit AlexisBittar.com for store locations.Get your jewelry fix starting Friday with 30 percent off select fall styles. On Monday, visit the brand’s Web site for 25 percent off everything using the promo code CYBER17 at checkout. Friday through Monday


The whimsical NYC-based jewelry brand is offering 20 percent off sitewide with code THANKLOU. Friday through Monday

Ann Taylor *

Visit AnnTaylor.com for store locations. Get 50 percent off all purchases in stores and online starting on Thanksgiving. (They’re open until 6 p.m.) Thursday through Monday


Score 30 percent off full-priced footwear (some styles excluded). Thursday through Sunday


199 Lafayette St. The indie clothing brand is offering 20 percent off all merchandise. Friday

Banana Republic

Visit bananarepublic.com for store locations Get 50 percent off in store and online on regular-priced women’s and men’s items starting on Friday, with deals continuing until Cyber Monday (online only). Friday through Monday


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The kitchy lifestyle brand is offering 25 percent off sitewide, with an additional 30 percent off best sellers with code ITSBFBABY, all weekend. The deals continue on Monday, when shoppers get 25 percent off with code OHYEAHCM — and a free rose-gold disco ball tumbler! Friday through Monday


Friday through the weekend, buy your bling at 30 percent off with code FRIDAY30. Use code CYBER35 on Monday to get 35 percent off most of the site. Friday through Monday

Bonobos *

Bonobos.com; 35 Crosby St. Now through the weekend, take 25 percent off your order of $150 or 30 percent off orders $250 and up. Then, take 30 percent off everything on Cyber Monday. Wednesday through Monday

Cole Haan *

ColeHaan.com; 620 Fifth Ave. Enjoy 50 percent off select styles and 30 percent off nearly everything else, and they’re open on Thanksgiving until 6 p.m. On Cyber Monday, take an additional 10 percent off. Wednesday through Monday

Creatures of Comfort

CreaturesofComfort.com; 205 Mulberry St. Take 30 percent off the kitschy LA brand (some exclusions apply). Friday through Monday


The celeb-approved boot brand is giving shoppers 25 percent off sitewide with code BLACKFRIDAY25. Friday through Monday


Everything in Reese Witherspoon’s lifestyle line is 25 percent off starting Friday, plus free shipping. Plus, 25 percent of all proceeds will be donated to Girls Inc., a nonprofit benefiting female leadership programs. Friday through Tuesday


Start your holiday shopping at 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, with 90 percent markdowns on 90 items, and more deals throughout the weekend. On Friday, take an extra 50 percent off select categories, and an extra 40 percent off boots, footwear, dresses and more. On Monday, get up to 70 percent off merchandise from top brands such as Vince and Karl Lagerfeld. Thursday through Monday


Get 40 percent off select styles (designed by Khloé Kardashian!). Wednesday through Monday

Henri Bendel

HenriBendel.com; 712 Fifth Ave. On Friday, get 30 percent off all day in the store, plus a free tote and pouch with purchases of $300 or more. Then, for Cyber Monday, take 20 percent off any online purchase and up to 30 percent off of purchases of $200 or more. Friday and Monday


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Visit HM.com for store locations. Shop the retailer’s exclusive Black Friday collection, plus get up to 70 percent off select items starting Friday in store and online. On Cyber Monday, enjoy additional savings in store and 30 percent off online orders. Friday through Monday

Kate Spade

Visit KateSpade.com for store locations. The beloved lifestyle brand is offering 30 percent off in-store purchases starting Friday. On Cyber Monday, visit KateSpade.com to score 30 percent off full-priced items and 40 percent off sale. Friday through Monday


Step into the season with 30 percent off footwear with code FUNDAY30. Thursday through Sunday


The go-to sunglasses brand for stars like Gigi Hadid is offering up to 60 percent off select frames. Wednesday through Monday

Lane Bryant *

LaneBryant.com; 225 W. 34th St. Starting Wednesday, get 40 percent off select clothing, plus daily doorbusters all weekend long (exclusions apply). Wednesday through Monday


Visit Maje.com for store locations. The cool-girl French brand is offering 25 percent off clothing and accessories, including new styles from the holiday capsule collection, in store and online. Friday through Monday


MGemi.com; 120 Wooster St.

Get $50 off every pair of shoes in-store or online from Black Friday through Cyber Monday. Friday and Monday


The New York-based clothing and accessories brand is offering 20 percent off orders of $300 or more with code THANKFUL17. Wednesday through Monday


Take 30 percent off sitewide, plus free shipping. Sunday through Tuesday

Monica Vinader

MonicaVinader.com; 151 Spring St. The jewelry designer is offering 20 percent off everything in-store and up to 30 percent off select items online. Friday through Monday

Old Navy *

OldNavy.com; 150 W. 34th St.

Starting Wednesday, customers will receive 50 percent off their entire purchase, with thousands of styles priced less than $10. Wednesday through Friday

PamelaLove.com *

Enjoy 30 percent off purchases sitewide, excluding pre-order pieces and the apothecary selection. Thursday through Monday

Pierre Hardy

PierreHardy.com; 30 Jane St. Kick off the holiday season with up to 50 percent off select men’s and women’s merchandise. Friday through Monday


Get the latest styles from the comfort of your couch, with 25 percent off orders of $100 or more on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Friday and Monday

SaturdaysNYC *

SaturdaysNYC.com; 31 Crosby St. Gear up for any warm-weather travels with the surf brand, and take 25 percent off your purchases. Use discount code FRIENDS25 online. Wednesday through Tuesday

Sleepy Jones

SleepyJones.com; 25 Howard St. 20 percent off full-price and new-markdown items, plus free online shipping during Cyber Monday. Friday through Monday

Steve Madden *

Visit SteveMadden.com for store locations. Starting Thanksgiving Day, all NYC stores will offer Scratch & Save cards, allowing shoppers to receive up to 40 percent off. Thursday through Friday

TerraNewYork.com *

Beloved by Naomi Watts, Jessica Chastain and Rita Ora, these stylish raincoats will be discounted between 50 and 70 percent off. Thursday through Saturday

TheOutnet.com *

Load up on designer duds with more than 3,000 styles from top brands at an additional 50 percent off. On Black Friday, the site will offer an extra 10 percent off “Just In” items. Wednesday through Wednesday


On Thanksgiving Day, the go-to marketplace for resale luxury goods is offering 50 percent off select styles, plus an extra 10 percent off all orders with promo code BF10 starting Friday. On Cyber Monday, get an extra 15 percent off purchases with code CYBER. Thursday through Monday


Spruce up your soles with 40 percent off select styles of footwear. Friday


Shine on with up to 40 percent off select full-price items, and up to 70 percent off sale items. Friday through Monday


Use code SOSWEET for 40 percent off the brand’s Cali-cool separates. Friday through Monday

* = Open on Thanksgiving