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Tag : Black Friday

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  • Royal mail

    Royal Mail reveals top 10 Black Friday hotspotsSubscription

    News5 December 2019

    UK shoppers made the most online purchases in central London over the course of Black Friday and Cyber Monday this year, Royal Mail has revealed. 

  • black friday sales

    More retailers succumb to divisive Black FridaySubscription

    News3 December 2019

    More UK retailers than ever before participated in Black Friday this year in the face of tough trading, despite growing concern about the discounting day’s impact.  

  • Boohoo

    Record Black Friday for Boohoo GroupSubscription

    News3 December 2019

    Boohoo Group, owner of fast fashion brands such as Boohoo, PrettyLittleThing and Nasty Gal, has reported a “record” Black Friday trading weekend.

  • Black Friday 2017

    Black Friday footfall rises Subscription

    News2 December 2019

    Black Friday footfall rose by 3.3% year on year compared with the equivalent day in 2018, new research has found. 

  • allbirds black friday store 2

    Black Friday boycott tracker 2019Subscription

    News29 November 2019

    This year, a notable number of fashion brands have taken a sustainable stance against Black Friday. Drapers brings you the Black Friday boycotters. 

  • Kirsty mcgregor 2019 index

    Editor’s Comment: Black Friday at a turning pointSubscription

    Comment28 November 2019

    As Black Friday has mutated from a one-day event into a fortnight of deals, more and more fashion retailers have fallen down the rabbit hole of heavy discounting in the weeks before Christmas.

  • Black Friday Bullring

    Black Friday footfall forecast to drop Subscription

    News27 November 2019

    Footfall is predicted to drop by 4.5% year on year this Black Friday as shoppers are “unlikely to make trips to physical stores” for the event, new research has found. 

  • black friday

    How Black Friday has become retail's grey areaSubscription

    Features26 November 2019

    Black Friday has become a fixture on the fashion retail industry’s promotional calendar. But as the discounting activity becomes longer and deeper, and some retailers and consumers shun the event altogether, its future has become blurred.

  • black friday

    Black Friday 2019 could be 'most disruptive' yetSubscription

    News22 November 2019

    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.

  • Black Friday 2017

    ‘Mindful’ spending on the rise as Black Friday looms Subscription

    News21 November 2019

    British shoppers intend to ignore Black Friday and Cyber Monday discounting this year – potentially reducing overall spend by more than £800m.

  • 3088634 discounting

    UK Black Friday sales to reach ‘record’ high Subscription

    News20 November 2019

    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.

  • Black Friday 2017

    74% of shoppers to avoid stores on Black FridaySubscription

    News19 November 2019

    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 Christmas 2019

    Primark invests in Christmas to weather Black FridaySubscription

    News5 November 2019

    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.

  • Mail

    Christmas deliveries in jeopardy as Royal Mail fears strike Subscription

    News14 October 2019

    The Royal Mail could face huge disruption this Black Friday and Christmas, if workers agree to a strike.

  • black friday

    Retailers to scale back 'kiss of death' Black Friday Subscription

    News29 July 2019

    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.

  • ms ch holly present

    M&S boss: 'We don't regret Black Friday'Subscription

    News10 January 2019

    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. 

  • Black friday bullring small

    Extended Black Friday boosts November sales Subscription

    News20 December 2018

    Retail sales increased by 5% in November compared with the same month last year, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has reported today.

  • Online shopping at Christmas

    Lowest online growth in seven yearsSubscription

    News19 December 2018

    Online retail sales in the UK increased 8.1% year-on-year last month, the lowest November growth since 2011.

  • Oxford street christmas alamy

    Christmas discounting to reach record highSubscription

    News17 December 2018

    Retailers will slash prices by an average of 48% over Christmas, setting a new record Deloitte reports.

  • Year in review index

    Fashion retail's highs and lows of 2018Subscription

    Features14 December 2018

    As this year comes to a close and a new one approaches, Drapers recaps the twists and turns in the retail industry over the past 12 months

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