Amazon has launched portals for its countdown to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, offering discounts on products such as toys, DVDs, clothes, appliances, and electronics.
In addition to its Countdown to Black Friday portal, Amazon launched holding pages for its Cyber Monday, and 12 Days of Deals promotions.
Black Friday marks the beginning of the Christmas shopping season in the United States, and occurs on the Friday following Thanksgiving.
This year Black Friday will fall on 27 November 2015.
While it is a US tradition, retailers in South Africa have also started offering Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals.