You won’t catch me in a store on Black Friday (or most other days of the year), but if you’re going to hit a retail outlet on the day after Thanksgiving in search of big bargains, you should first listen to my conversation with Mark LoCastro of Deal News. He explains why you shouldn’t buy certain items during the Black Friday crush, why you don’t even have to go to the stores this year to get the deals, and what is really the best time to buy toys.

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