Black Friday - the official "first day of the Christmas shopping season - is almost here.  Millions of consumers will hit the stores - early - for the supposed chance to clean up on the best prices of the season.

But are they really the best prices?

A shopping group recently poured over shopping trends and price histories to compile a list of Nine Things You Shouldn't Buy On Black Friday.  The full article with more details exists here - but their list includes (in no particular order):

  • Winter clothing
  • Holiday decorations
  • Toys
  • Fitness equipment
  • Electronic accessories
  • HDTV's
  • Gas grills
  • Home improvement materials
  • Automotive supplies