As the infamous Black Friday approaches, bad economic news and homeowner concerns could bring good buys for holiday shoppers this year according to RISMedia.

High gasoline and food prices have retailers so worried you won’t spend generously this holiday season that they’re rolling out some of their deals well before the traditional day-after-Thanksgiving kickoff. And while those Friday deals typically offer some of the best discounts of the year, there are ways you can find good buys throughout the shopping season.

If you are willing to do a little shopping homework, you should be able to snare some of the best deals and perhaps avoid long lines or the unending search for a parking spot. – Full Story