Will you shop the Black Friday sales?
Black Friday is quickly approaching, and many retailers in the UK are planning to launch sales both online and in store.
This American tradition has only made its way to the UK in the last several years.
The sale traditionally takes place over Thanksgiving weekend stateside, and people are known to line up outside stores as early as five in the morning to get their hands on incredible bargains.
The idea of Black Friday has received a mixed response in the UK – some people relish the opportunity to get big discounts on items just before Christmas, while others believe these sales are not worth the effort of the large crowds and early start times.
Shopping online has made Black Friday more appealing to many – big retailers like Amazon, Argos and John Lewis will all host sales this week.
The discounts might not always be what they seem however; Which? reported that 60% of the deals available last year were available at other times.
And if that’s the case, is it truly worth the effort?
What are your views?
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