Black Friday deals to avoid

Shoppers can get their hands on Black Friday deals earlier than ever this year. Many stores are opening their doors Thursday evening. But it may be better to hold off buying certain items. Here's a list of what shopping experts say not to buy.

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"Doorbuster" deals on flat panel TVs are one of the chief draws for crowds that camp overnight outside electronics stores in their sleeping bags, a common Black Friday image. But Paypal's Lombana said that while electronics are a top seller on the annual shopping day, the best prices on high end HDTV's tend to come in January and February when manufacturers gear up for new spring models.

- Last updated November 21 2012 10:47 AM ET

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