Top products to shop during Amazon's Black Friday Sale this year

Anna Hecht and Noelle Ike, CNN Underscored
Updated Mon January 7, 2019

There's no doubt that Amazon is a must when it comes to effective Black Friday shopping. The mega-retailer carries items from every category under the sun, making it easier than ever to find the best deals on gifts for everyone in your life. Some of the best deals from last year included over 70% off a Samsonite luggage set, $100 off a Roomba, $50 off the Amazon Echo and over 35% off an espresso machine.

But we'd be lying if we said the sheer amount of choice and opportunity wasn't overwhelming at times. Lucky for you, you've come to the right place. The CNN Underscored team has compiled some of the best deals available now. Add these to your cart, or use them as a jumping off point to find the exact product you're looking for.

Whatever you do, we can guarantee that there are a ton of savings to be found on Amazon this Black Friday, so start early and stay alert. Make shopping lists and don't forget to add items to your cart — it's easier to remove them than to try to find them later! And most of all, happy shopping!

Looking for more ways to save while you shop? Be sure to to check out CNN Coupons to find the latest deals.

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Lifestyle deals:

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Men's fashion deals:

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Women's fashion deals:

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Note: The prices above reflect the retailer's listed price at the time of publication.