Looking to avoid this? Get out of the big box. Here are some local deals going on this Friday.

{milk bar} Opens at midnight Thursday for 50 percent off everything from midnight to 1 a.m. Re-opens at 11 a.m. with tons of deals including 50 percent off Evisu, 80 percent off MM6 by Masion Martin Margiela and 80 percent off clearance items.

House Wine White Friday event 8 a.m. Accessories are 10 percent off and bubbly will be poured all morning. Try Apple Pie and Cranberry wines for $5.

What the Rock?! 8 a.m. A new deal an hour (like 40 percent off instruments and music accessories from 11 a.m. to noon) and a fashion show from Anti-Label at night.

Conrad's College Gifts 7 a.m.-9 p.m. 15 percent of purchase of $20 or more.

Wexner Center Store 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Jewelry and tees are 30 percent off, everything else 20 percent off, and $50 off a 64 GB wi-fi iPad ($649 total).