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Macy's was ranked as having the best Black Friday deals, according to WalletHub.(Shutterstock)

As we gear up for Friday's sales frenzy, shoppers may have one key question on their minds: Which stores offer the best discounts?

According to a WalletHub survey of nearly 5,000 Black Friday deals from 21 of the biggest U.S. retailers, Macy's has the best overall savings with an average 58.5% discount.

Here's how other stores fared based on shopping category:

  • For clothes & apparel discounts: JCPenney has the best deals with an average 58.8% discount.
  • For jewelry deals: Belk offers an 80% discount, followed by Kohl's at 75%.
  • For furniture deals: Office Depot and OfficeMax are your best bet with a 49% discount.
  • For consumer electronics, toys, and computers and phones: Macy's takes the cake.
Check out the full list here.


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