Get your coins ready, Black Friday mania is upon us!

Are you ready to dish out the cash? Here's what some stores have up for grabs!

19 November 2018 - 08:21 By Odwa Mjo
Black Friday will commence at midnight on November 23.
Black Friday will commence at midnight on November 23.

The massive Black Friday sales are almost here and South African stores have already started preparing for long queues, backlogged online shopping and fights over, well, everything.

According to a survey conducted by e-commerce company Picodi, 66% of South Africans will take part in Black Friday. 

Mega-store Game has already dipped into Black Friday by doing "warm-up" weeks from the beginning of November. Numerous Game stores will be open at midnight on November 23 across all nine provinces. Shoppers can purchase online at midnight or head towards the crowded aisles.

Makro is also having a Black Friday marathon starting from November 21 all the way to November 25. Calling it Black 5 Day, Makro will allow customers to choose the prices of selected items based on how much they interact on various social media platforms and apps. All deliveries will cost R70 during the five day specials. has early bird deals leading up to the big day, with up to 74% off selected products. The blue dot sale will commence at 00:01 on November 23.

Tip: Put items in your cart now so you just hit purchase when you're ready.

Online shopping store Superbalist has set up a clock on its page, counting down every second left until the big reveal. With the final countdown upon us, Superbalist is urging customers to prepare in advance by getting their wish list together before November 23,

Other retailers that will be having Black Friday sales include Woolworths which will reveal its deals on Monday.

Mr.Price will also have online and store sales. The deals will only be valid for November 23. 

For one day only, Shoprite will have a sale of up to 50% on selected items. Clicks is running a Black Friday social media campaign. Customers can enter the Facebook competition and stand a chance to win R2,500 vouchers from 16 - 25 November. 

Pick n Pay has an early Black Friday sale online with discounts up to 50%.  The retailer will begin its in-store Black Friday sale from 23 -25 November. 

Studio 88 will be having a Black Friday sale at their stores across South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Mozambique and Zambia. 


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