Black Friday is coming. It is one of the biggest shopping days of the year and really kicks off the holiday shopping season. Everyone wants a great deal, and Wallethub is helping us stream line our Black Friday shopping game plan.

They conducted a study to find which stores are offering the steepest discounts on merchandise, and even compared it to discounts in years past.

Here are the retailers in St. Cloud offering the biggest average discount across the store.

1. JCPenney - 61.0%
2. Kohl's - 57.1%
3. Dick's Sporting Goods - 52.3%
4. Macy's - 46.1%
5. Office Depot and OfficeMax - 36.6%
6. Target - 34.3%
7. Walmart - 34.3%
8. Best Buy - 29.5%
9. Costco - 21.3%
10. Ace Hardware - 11.8%

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Discount percentages are overall down from last year, but it isn't a big enough drop to make a hug difference. Wallethub even went so far to break it down by category.

Toys - Shop JC Penny and Kohl's for the best deals.

Apparel - JC Penny has the best deals of the St. Cloud stores listed.

Computers and Phones - JC Penny and Office Depot/Office Mx has the best deals.

Consumer Electronics - Kohl's, and JC Penny are where to get those.

Books Moives and Music - Walmart, Best Buy, Kohl's and Target all made the top 5 places with the best deals.

Will you be Black Friday shopping? If you are we would love to hear the must-go places to shop in St. Cloud. Send them to us using the chat feature of the 98.1 Mobile App!

See the full study on Wallethub's website. 

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