Just when you thought Black Friday was over and your bank balance was safe – Cyber Monday arrived. Packed full of even more online discounts, this extension to the popular sales weekend is less well-known as it’s online only, but gives shoppers another chance to grab something special for less. How much do you know about Cyber Monday? And how much do we really buy on this day? Find out below.
We hate to break it to you, but despite its importance in the calendar, Black Friday doesn’t have a deep, meaningful origin. It’s all about shopping; Black Friday deals equal online shopping and in-store shopping! This annual event has become synonymous with mass purchase, images of people camping on the high street, arguing in car parks and some of the biggest discounts on the planet. And it can be a bit daunting. There are so many retailers and so many products and so many discounts, it gets confusing. What to look at first? Where to go?
It’s almost Black Friday, which means once again people will be getting ready to fight through the crowds in a bid to grab a great Christmas bargain. With so much competition, Black Friday shopping is almost like an Olympic sport – so if you want to make the most of the day (and the deals), it pays to be prepared. To lend a helping hand, here are some friendly Red Letter Days – Black Friday, bring it on!
Psst… Check out our incredible Black Friday Deals here. Today is Black Friday, otherwise known as the ‘official’ start of the holiday shopping season. This annual event takes places the day after American Thanksgiving, when many popular retailers offer huge sales and discounts to get people in the spending mood and as it’s popularity increases, some of the UK’s biggest retailers are now getting involved! But where did it come from, and just how far will some people go to get a bargain? Find out below…