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Black Friday probably started in 1924 when Macy's put on their first Thanksgiving Day Parade. They didn't do it because they love parades, they did it to get the shoppers to head to the city to shop for Christmas gifts. At Macy's, preferably.

MOONACHIE, NEW JERSEY - NOVEMBER 16: Macy's unveils the new fleet of floats joining the 95th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade® on November 16, 2021, in Moonachie City. Pictured is Birds Of A Feather Stream Together fleet presented by PEACOCK®. (Photo by Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for Macy's, Inc.)

Now it's everywhere, with some Black Friday sales starting long before Thanksgiving. The way we shop might have changed a bit because of the Coronavirus, but there's no doubt that the Friday after Thanksgiving is a huge shopping day in Minnesota (and around the nation).

That's Great James, But Where Should I Shop On Black Friday in Rochester?

Right, let's dig into it.

Top Five Black Friday Discounts In Rochester Minnesota

According to WalletHub.com, these are the Top Five national chains with the best Black Friday deals that are also in Rochester, Minnesota.

The Big Black Friday Picture

Even though a store may have the best AVERAGE discount, that doesn't mean other stores don't have better discounts on specific items.

Wallethub - click for link

How'd They Figure This Out?

WalletHub surveyed nearly 5,000 deals from 21 of the biggest U.S. retailers’ 2021 Black Friday ad scans. They listed stores offering the largest advertised discounts in various product categories like “Jewelry” and “Appliances.”

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