Eric Jones, co-owner of BestBlackFriday.com, said last year 77 percent of the Amazon Prime Day deals beat Black Friday. He said the best deals are on Amazon products themselves, but he cautioned to make sure you only buy what you want or need so you don't overspend.
Finally, Amazon Prime Day isn't the only option special discount option available.
Right now, you can check around on sites like JCPenney, Kohl's and Macy's. They're cutting prices to compete with Amazon, and shoppers can get 20 to 60 percent off.