10 Hottest Deals of 2010: Local Beats Big Box

By Beth Pinsker, Editorial Director of dealnews

Now that we're ringing in the New Year, we took a look back at the dealnews archives from 2010 to relive the most popular deals of the year. We were a little surprised by what we found! While Black Friday deal announcements made up a large portion of page views, the most popular deals based on our internal tracking of "hotness" were spread throughout the year and across a variety of stores. What does that say about shoppers and their preferences? Perhaps that a lot of people are curious about big sales events, but really go nuts for a big price drop on a single item.

Here's our countdown, but before you get too excited by any particular deal, remember that all of these deals are expired:

Beth Pinsker is dealnews' Editorial Director. She was most recently the Editor of WalletPop.com, and has been a life-long bargain hunter. Follow her on Twitter — @bethpinsker. You can also sign up for an email alert for all dealnews features.

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DealNews may be compensated by companies mentioned in this article. Please note that, although prices sometimes fluctuate or expire unexpectedly, all products and deals mentioned in this feature were available at the lowest total price we could find at the time of publication (unless otherwise specified).


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