Retailers across the United State are offering huge discounts as Black Friday approaches.
Locally, Nordstrom on average is slashing prices by 39%, Amazon by 26.5% and Costco by 22%, according to financial services website WalletHub.
Department stores JCPenney, Macy’s and Kohl's topped the list, offering average discounts of 56.7%, 56% and 51.9%, respectively.
When broken down by category, Amazon ranked No. 5 in discounts for apparel and accessories, offering an average discount of 49.8%. The Seattle-based company also ranked high in discounts for books, movies and music, and for video games, with discount averages of 35.6% and 30.9%, respectively.
Nordstrom’s average discount on apparel and accessories is around 42.8%, and Costco’s average discount is nearly 25%.
Macy’s ranked high in several categories, including furniture, apparel and accessories, packaged goods and jewelry, with average discounts ranging from 39.3% to 65.9%.