Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales: Retailers expecting record spending
Adelaide retailers are preparing for an influx of shoppers as Black Friday discounts.
Melbourne retailers count down to Black Friday sales
Mark your calendar – the Black Friday sales are kicking off. It's becoming the busiest retail sales event of the year, and we've got the inside scoop on some of the hottest deals.
Black Friday And Cyber Monday Deals: What You Need To Know
Online shopping is expected to spike 10 percent compared to last year, but experts are expecting a surge of in-person shopping for Black Friday. Yet as food and gas prices rise, 11.5 percent of shoppers are not planning to spend any money on gifts this year.
Black Friday Deals On Gifts Are Starting Early This Year
As retailers attempt to make up ground after a difficult 2020, this could mean weaker discounts from stores. This is being driven by the supply chain issues which are costing retailers more to stock their shelves.
Warning as majority of UK's Black Friday ‘deals' are found to be fake – BBC News
More than 90% of Black Friday deals were the same price or cheaper in the six months before the sales event last year, a consumer association has found.
An investigation by Which? told shoppers to make sure the discounts were “truly genuine” ahead of this year's sales.
It said 184 out of 201 items from six retailers, which included Amazon and John Lewis, were priced the same or cheaper before Black Friday in 2020.
Trading standards warned a deal “may not be what it's all cracked up to be”.
Australians to spend $1m a minute from Black Friday sales | Finance Report
National Australia Bank estimates that Australians over $5.5 billion over four days from Black Friday to Cyber Monday.
Nearly 2M More People Will Shop Between Thanksgiving And Cyber Monday This Year Than Last
The National Retail Federation forecasts record holiday spending, predicting retail sales will jump more than 10% to $859 billion. Early signals already point to robust spending, with sales climbing 1.7% last month as people purchased fitness gear, electronics and clothing heading into the holidays.
Record Black Friday, Cyber Monday sales forecast as shoppers get in early
November has now outpaced December as the biggest retail trading month of the year and shoppers are planning to spend even more this Black Friday and Cyber Monday in an effort to get gifts in time for Christmas.
Black Friday crowds may not make a comeback anytime soon and not everyone is happy
In addition to friends, family and food, typically Thanksgiving consists of images of long lines forming outside of stores like Best Buy and Kohl's.
But for the second year in a row, that's not happening.
Those stores and others like Target, Walmart, Macy's and Sam's Club opted to keep doors shut on Thursday.
Long shopping lines nearly non-existent on Black Friday Eve
On the eve of the biggest shopping day of the year, few lines are to be found across the metro St. Louis area. As more big retailers close their doors on Thanksgiving, more people are turning to online sales.
Bay Area Shoppers Wary as Retailers Ready Return of Black Friday
Bay Area shoppers spent Thanksgiving at home as major retailers did not open their stores on the holiday and opinions were mixed about whether they would return to malls on Black Friday.
United States: Black Friday sale marks the holiday season in the US
It is that time of the year when global retailers will offer deep discounts on thousands of products, millions are waiting for the Black Friday sale which marks the holiday season in the US.
Retail Robberies Heighten Black Friday Security Concerns
Retailers are hoping for a return of Black Friday bargain hunters, but some shoppers are a little rattled after the rash of mass robberies across the Bay Area.
Retailers consider Black Friday dilemma amid supply shortages
Black Friday will be a welcome time for many retailers trying to recover after months of lockdowns, but there will also be challenges they must get through.
Black Friday begins next week and is followed by Cyber Monday and then the lead up to Christmas, after which will be Boxing Day sales.
Customers have returned quickly to stores, with Westfield saying foot traffic is increasing each weekend.
Colliers Head of Retail Michael Bate says the cost of landing goods in Australia, particularly out of the Asia Pacific region, is “simply going to have to be passed on”.
International shipping costs remain elevated, with supply chains under COVID-induced pressure.
This in turn has helped inflation hit a six-year-high in Australia, and a 31-year-high in the United States.
Some goods have increased in price in the past year, and retailers must make critical decisions this Christmas as to what to put on sale.
Korting met Black Friday: ‘70%, maar nu al spijt'
Black Friday staat weer voor de deur. Winkeliers buitelen over elkaar heen om klanten aan te trekken. Maar de aanbieding die je zogenaamd niet mag missen, blijkt niet altijd zo goed te zijn als de korting doet vermoeden.
What Black Friday looks like in 2021
Today's Black Friday takes place behind the backdrop of a tough financial year. With the impact of an extended lockdown, what can we really expect to see this year?