Tag : Black Friday
Black Friday 2019 could be 'most disruptive' yetSubscription
With Black Friday falling after pay day, more than one-quarter of shoppers plan to bring forward their Christmas spend, meaning this year’s event could “be one of the most disruptive for the retail industry”, new research suggests.
‘Mindful’ spending on the rise as Black Friday looms Subscription
British shoppers intend to ignore Black Friday and Cyber Monday discounting this year – potentially reducing overall spend by more than £800m.
UK Black Friday sales to reach ‘record’ high Subscription
UK shoppers are expected to spend a record £8.57bn from Black Friday to Cyber Monday, 29 November – 2 December, equating to an average of £2.48m each minute of the four-day weekend.
74% of shoppers to avoid stores on Black FridaySubscription
UK retailers hoping to capitalise on in-store sales this Black Friday may be disappointed, as three-quarters of consumers plan to avoid the high street come 29 November.
Primark is bolstering its Christmas gifting offer to drive footfall over Black Friday on 29 November, John Bason, chief financial officer at parent company Associated British Foods, has told Drapers.
The Royal Mail could face huge disruption this Black Friday and Christmas, if workers agree to a strike.
Retailers to scale back 'kiss of death' Black Friday Subscription
After a promotional start to the summer season, and with exactly four months to go until Black Friday, retailers are planning to scale back their discounting plans as the promotional frenzy fails to deliver profitable sales.
M&S boss: 'We don't regret Black Friday'Subscription
Marks & Spencer chief executive Steve Rowe has insisted that the retailer’s decision not to partake in Black Friday last year was the right one, despite reporting weak sales in November.
Extended Black Friday boosts November sales Subscription
Retail sales increased by 5% in November compared with the same month last year, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has reported today.
Lowest online growth in seven yearsSubscription
Online retail sales in the UK increased 8.1% year-on-year last month, the lowest November growth since 2011.