Having recently left London to take on a new post in my native New York, I thought it was about time I finally got involved as a Black Friday shopper first-hand and set out on the streets of Manhattan.
Taking advantage of Black Friday and Christmas sales is vitally important for jewellery firm Rocks & Co, as owner Debby Cavill reveals in her monthly diary.
The dust might have settled on Singles Day, but businesses shouldn?t be so quick to sweep away the detritus.
Ensure you don’t see red on 25 November by getting your Black Friday preparation in order ahead of the big day.
In a bid to make the most of the festive season’s bargain hunters, the Amazon.co.uk Black Friday Sale will start on Monday 14 November and run right through until Friday 25 November. On the first day of Christmas?
Consumers in the UK are ready to take part in the Black Friday sales weekend, as over a quarter of Brits plan to buy goods during the discount shopping period spending double the amount they did in 2015.
Black Friday was once an American trend but it has crashed into the UK to signal the start of the Christmas shopping season, thus shoppers will run riot searching for bargains. But Paul Vale, MD of TVSC Clothing has closed up shop determined to boycott the big day (27 November) and promote a much more wholesome message.
REI’s announcement that it would close and give employees a paid holiday on Black Friday was a dramatic example of why knowing your company’s core values and sticking to them are essential today.
Retailers in London's West End are expecting to do over £200m of business in the last weekend of November – £96m of which it is anticipated will take place on Black Friday.
Here is why the UK’s independent retailers cannot simply ignore Black Friday.
The countdown to Black Friday has begun. In just one week, UK retailers could be set to take more than £1bn in online sales on this one day alone and it is predicted that the entire weekend could rack up more than £2.2bn as deal-seekers hit online shops.
Small businesses should not blindly follow the Black Friday and Cyber Monday craze – here's why.