It's estimated that we will spend as much as £1.9bn on 27 November, with Visa expecting £721m to be spent online. Peak shopping times will be between 6pm and 7pm, as commuters go shopping on their mobiles.
Homeware will account for 13 per cent of the total number of Black Friday purchases, according to Vouchercodes data - not the biggest share perhaps, but still a £247m opportunity for British retailers.
These are the best homeware and furniture Black Friday deals
Online retailer AO World is offering up to £100 off washing machines, with prices starting from £179; more than 25 per cent off American fridge freezers, starting from £399, and up to 70 per cent off vacuum cleaners (from £49) and small appliances, including microwaves from £59.
John Lewis will have an impressive range of savings as it matches other retailers' discounts, as part of its 'never knowingly undersold' guarantee.
It will be selling HD Sony smart 3D TVs (55" natch) for £799, a saving of £100, and John Lewis' own brand 60" HD 3D smart TVs for £999, a £400 discount.
It's not just technology offers. John Lewis will also be selling Morris & Co rugs with 20 per cent off, from £224, Jasper Conran for Wedgewood tableware with 20 per cent off, with prices starting as low as £18, and Vera Wang tableware with 20 per cent off.
There's 50 per cent off a Tefal 10-piece pan set, at £110, three Jamie Oliver saucepans for £91, and a Le Creuset set of three pans for £215, a 20 pe cent saving.
But offers also extend to dining table set with four chairs at £129.99 from £399.99, and sofa beds for £99, from £300.
Dyson will be be offering up to £120 savings across its entire range of products on its website, including its DC41 Multi-floor vacuum for £319.99
Marks & Spencer is offering savings across its homeware collection. It will be selling its sofas with 40 per cent off, from £659.40, and 50 per cent off mattresses, down to £299.50.
Cotton towels are on offer at half price, ranging from £5 to £15, and an Egyptian cotton towel set for £20. Bedding is also discounted, ranging from £25 to £40. Bargain-hunters can pick up a 16 piece dining set for half price, at £40, and four champagne flutes for £15, to toast their successful shopping spree.
The Original Factory Shop is running a five-day event around Black Friday from 25 to 29 November, offering deals including a Lavazza Coffee Machine for £39 instead of £99.99 and a Circulon Five Piece Pan Set for £70 instead of £200. There's the Milan sofa bed selling for just £99, a saving of £300.
Meanwhile Illy is selling its entire range of coffee machines half-price on its official website espressocrazy.com, where you can pick up the Francis Francis X7.1 coffee machine for £65.
To help you plan ahead, you can find all the latest deals, news and opinion on Black Friday here, and tips on how to get the best bargains, including Ebay, Currys PC World, Sainsbury's and Amazon. But don't expect to find Asda among them this year, the supermarket has set a precedent and pulled out of the sales bonanza.