Tag : Black Friday
Royal Mail reveals top 10 Black Friday hotspotsSubscription
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.
More retailers succumb to divisive Black FridaySubscription
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.
Record Black Friday for Boohoo GroupSubscription
Boohoo Group, owner of fast fashion brands such as Boohoo, PrettyLittleThing and Nasty Gal, has reported a “record” Black Friday trading weekend.
Black Friday footfall rises Subscription
Black Friday footfall rose by 3.3% year on year compared with the equivalent day in 2018, new research has found.
Black Friday boycott tracker 2019Subscription
This year, a notable number of fashion brands have taken a sustainable stance against Black Friday. Drapers brings you the Black Friday boycotters.
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 footfall forecast to drop Subscription
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.
How Black Friday has become retail's grey areaSubscription
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 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.
Christmas discounting to reach record highSubscription
Retailers will slash prices by an average of 48% over Christmas, setting a new record Deloitte reports.
Fashion retail's highs and lows of 2018Subscription
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