M&S, Britains biggest clothing retailer, was the highest profile casualty previous year, with its huge distribution centre in central England thrown into chaos. Staff member Joseph Lalor, said: A shops ability to hold a Black Friday sale depends on the purchase value of their stock, which is where the cycling community has a problem. A selection of stores will open early from 6am on Friday, instead of the usual 9am or 10am.
Staff member Joseph Lalor, said: “A shop’s ability to hold a Black Friday sale depends on the purchase value of their stock, which is where the cycling community has a problem”. It’s a serious business, with eager shoppers even camping outside one store in Chicago. Superdrug is heavily discounting skincare, electric toothbrushes and perfume.
Shoppers at Tesco Extra in Cradley Heath, West Midlands, saw no repeat of last year’s chaotic scenes after being issued with tickets to enter the Black Friday section of the store. In July, Amazon launched its first ever Prime shopping day surpassing its 2014 Black Friday sales record. Retailers who are late to the party will face a bleak January.
“We have plenty of our own traditions, such as Morris dancing, boarding schools, warm beer and aristocrats, many of which are even weirder than marshmallow-topped potatoes”, said Sarah Vine, a columnist for The Daily Mail. They use various tactics to encourage us to take up their deals. Read more…