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John Lewis broke advertising rules by pulling Apple Watch deal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 07:01:00 AM
. John Lewis has been reprimanded by the advertising watchdog for running a Black Friday promotion offering the Apple Watch on sale, only to pull it from its website until the next day when it was marked up to full price. ...
Patagonia and The North Face: saving the world – one puffer jacket at a time image
....The company is hyper-aware of these contradictions, perhaps to the point of tying itself in knots. In 2011, on Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year in the US, Patagonia ran an ad featuring a photo of a plush blue fleece, and copy that read DON’T BUY THIS JACKET. ...
Is this the end of UK's retail boom? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of February 2017 01:32:28 PM
.... The raw numbers from the Office for National Statistics show that there was a 13% rise in the value of retail sales (excluding fuel) between November and December followed by a 30% drop between December and January. Getting the seasonal adjustment right with these sorts of monthly gyrations is quite tricky and has been made harder by the recent popularity of Black Friday in November, when retailers offer early Christmas bargains. ...
Snapchat rising: is Facebook-sized success the future for this youthful app? image
.... It’s fun, lighthearted and interactive,” she said. For example, she worked with Walmart to promote Black Friday by asking her followers to pick a present for her mother, whose birthday coincides with the annual shopping extravaganza. ...
Brexit economy: weak pound stokes inflation as jobs market cools image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 25th of January 2017 11:09:22 AM
.... It instead highlighted quarterly data showing retail sales grew in the final three months of 2016. Reports on Christmas trading from retailers themselves meanwhile were largely positive, with some noting an early boost in November from Black Friday sales events. ...
UK retail sales slump in December as inflation bites image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 20th of January 2017 11:05:00 AM
.... The largest contribution to the month-on-month fall in sales came from non-food stores, it said. Industry experts said December’s drop in sales should be seen in the context of a boost in November from Black Friday discount events. ...
Burberry sales soar – from £14 nail varnish to £28,000 alligator coat image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 18th of January 2017 08:48:43 AM
....In central London, there was little sign of a mad scramble for these bags or any other Burberry merchandise outside the brand’s Regent Street store. But a surge in luxury spending will never be as obvious as queuers battling for a Black Friday TV. ...
Lobster tweets lend Lidl bumper Christmas sales image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of January 2017 05:14:30 PM
....Lidl sold 40,000 lobsters in a single day after a canny social media promotion in which the more people tweeted about the product, the more the price dropped. The German discounter sold about 200,000 lobsters over the Christmas period as a whole but generated a big rise in sales on 26 November, the day after Black Friday. ...
Record Christmas at Sainsbury’s 'shows logic of Argos takeover' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of January 2017 08:29:40 AM
....”. Like-for-like sales at Argos rose by 4%, more than double the rate expected by the City, driven by its Black Friday offers and the key Christmas trading period. ...
Sainsbury's reports record Christmas sales of more than £1bn image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of January 2017 07:30:30 AM
.... The company said it was "incredibly encouraging" that it achieved "its most successful festive trading period ever" in such a competitive market. Argos, which Sainsbury's bought last year, had strong sales over Christmas and Black Friday. ...
Food sales drive 'bumper' Christmas for retailers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 12:02:01 AM
....Helen Dickinson, chief executive of the BRC, said: "Despite the slow start to the Christmas trading period, the week itself was a bumper one and exceeded expectations. "It delivered the majority of sales growth for the month, proving even bigger than the Black Friday period - which is the reverse of what we saw the year before. ...
How to tackle your debts if you overspent this Christmas image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 7th of January 2017 07:00:12 AM
....The total amount owed on the nation’s credit cards rose to a record £66. 7bn in November, the Bank of England said, helped along by Black Friday on 25 November and Cyber Monday on 28 November. ...
High Street Christmas sales figures fail to sparkle image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 02:13:43 AM
....But they returned in the final week leading up to Christmas day, splashing out on items for the home as well as "lifestyle" items such as bicycles and seasonal products such as wrapping paper and Christmas cards. Some of December's spending may also have been brought forward to November by sales offers around Black Friday. ...
Christmas cheer fades for high street as buyers shop online from home image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 12:01:03 AM
....”. Tony Shiret, an analyst at Haitong Research, said sales in December and early January were also likely to have been affected by the “Black Friday” discount day in late November. ...
UK shoppers are still happy to borrow – but danger may lie ahead image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 01:40:16 PM
....Britain went on a bit of a borrowing binge as Christmas approached. Unable to resist all the bargains on offer on Black Friday, shoppers pulled out the plastic. ...
Santa Rally sends FTSE 100 to new record high image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of December 2016 09:49:18 AM
....The move follows Boohoo's recent acquisition of rival site Pretty Little Thing for £3. 3m and higher profit guidance following robust Black Friday trading. ...
Chrsitmas sales UK - An essential survival guide to Boxing Day and January sales image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of December 2016 07:14:00 AM
. After the Black Friday hype and pre-Christmas splurge, you should approach the January sales in a more sober frame of mind. ...
UK shoppers head out in their millions to brave Boxing Day sales image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 26th of December 2016 12:20:08 PM
....”. While millions headed to the shops on Boxing Day, before Brexit-related price rises are expected to trickle down to the high street, retail experts warned that pre-Christmas discounting, online sales and the introduction of Black Friday could depress footfall. ...
Boxing Day shoppers expected to splash out before Brexit price rises image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 26th of December 2016 07:37:30 AM
.... “It’s not a boom year [for retailers] but it’s not a bad year either. Unlike Black Friday, Boxing Day is part of the holiday and culturally has a lot of significance. ...
Boxing day sales start NOW: High street stores slash prices before Christmas image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Saturday 24th of December 2016 12:41:00 PM
.... Boxing day will be the biggest day for spending overall, with Britons predicted to splash a huge £3. 85 billion- 96 per cent more than the amount spent on Black Friday this year, according to VoucherCodes. ...
Sainsbury's chief Mike Coupe stocks up for future image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of December 2016 07:00:40 AM
....“It’s the three businesses together that gives the group more flexibility, more resources and more ability to compete,” he says. After an “operationally successful” Black Friday last month, the biggest sales day of the year for Argos, Coupe says he is more confident than ever about the buyout. ...
Retail sales up ahead of 2017 slowdown image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of December 2016 12:23:26 PM
.... . This latest CBI Distributive Trades Survey covers the last week of November and the first two weeks of December and included the pre-Christmas discounting day, Black Friday on 25 November. ...
CBI health check reveals UK Christmas shopping splurge image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of December 2016 12:01:18 PM
....”. Howard Archer, chief UK economist at IHS Global Insight, said the survey covered a three-week period including Black Friday in November, a day when many retailers offered bargains to encourage early Christmas shopping, and the first two weeks of December. ...
Retail sales rise thanks to Black Friday boost in November image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 15th of December 2016 11:33:01 AM
. Bumper sales on Black Friday and Cyber Monday helped the retail sector to maintain strong growth in November and bolstered hopes of a busy Christmas on the high street. ...
Retail sales rise on Black Friday discount boost image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 15th of December 2016 09:48:44 AM
....Retail sales volumes jumped by 5. 9% in November compared with the same month last year as shoppers took advantage of Black Friday discounts. ...
Dixons Carphone enjoys record Black Friday as it shrugs off Brexit effect image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 09:01:22 AM
. Dixons Carphone had a record trading day on Black Friday as the electrical retailer said it had seen no impact from the Brexit vote and shrugged off concerns that 2017 will be a tough year for UK consumers. ...
UK grocery prices falling by lowest rate in more than two years image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of December 2016 09:52:35 AM
....3% – the first time sales and volumes had dropped since July. Mike Watkins, Nielsen’s UK head of retailer and business insight, put this down to the distraction of Black Friday, the US-inspired discount day in late November, which he said had encouraged shoppers to buy non-food items elsewhere. ...
UK economy set for sluggish growth, warns business group image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 12th of December 2016 12:01:41 AM
....New figures from the British Retail Consortium and Springboard suggest that consumers may already be becoming more cautious. Visitors to the high street and shopping centres fell in November despite shops cutting prices as part of the Black Friday promotional event. ...
Investors ready for the festive stock market ‘Santa rally’ image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of December 2016 06:45:00 PM
....5 per cent in the third quarter. The weaker pound has helped to boost exports, business investment is growing faster than expected, and UK retail sales grew once again in November, boosted by Black Friday. ...
Black Friday 'online sales rise by 12% from last year' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of November 2016 12:03:47 PM
. The retail industry's so-called "Black Friday" marketing campaign led to a 12% rise in online spending that day, say retail analysts IMRG. ...
John Lewis posts record £200m sales week thanks to Black Friday image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 29th of November 2016 12:34:40 PM
. The growing importance of Black Friday for UK retailers has been underlined by the latest sales figures, with John Lewis reporting its best ever weekly revenues of nearly £200m. ...
Local resurgence: 20,000 independents gear up for Small Business Saturday image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 29th of November 2016 07:30:42 AM
.... In fact, she spends her days mending teddy bears. Bear it in Mind is one of the 100 small businesses promoted in the run-up to Small Business Saturday, a kind of Black Friday for Britain’s independents, which this year falls on 3 December. ...
Amazon and eBay sellers' VAT fraud rife despite crackdown image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 28th of November 2016 12:46:30 PM
.... UK shoppers will have spent £6. 77bn on the web in a seven-day shopping binge that peaked on Black Friday, according to online retail association IMRG. ...
Black Friday takings soar 16% in online bonanza image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 25th of November 2016 07:11:06 PM
. Retailers have rung up another record Black Friday, but high streets remained calm as shoppers opted to hunt for bargains on mobile phones and computers. ...
John Roberts of AO World: 'Businesses aren’t awake to online shopping' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 25th of November 2016 06:55:03 PM
. War paint, quotes from Disney films and staff playing table tennis are not what you expect to see at the headquarters of a retailer on Black Friday, but that was the scene at AO World’s base in Bolton on Friday. ...
Top sellers so far on Black Friday image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 25th of November 2016 05:34:12 PM
. These are the ten most popular goods ordered from one retailer on Black Friday. ...
Black Friday 2016: Experts warn shoppers of FAKE DEALS and overspending  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Friday 25th of November 2016 04:42:00 PM
....It comes as Britons are expected to spend £5. 8 billion over the four days over Black Friday 2016 and through to Cyber Monday - 15 per cent more compared to the same period last year, according to research by VoucherCodes. ...
Black Friday online frenzy as John Lewis sales beat expectations image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 25th of November 2016 01:06:15 PM
. Retailers are reporting a strong start to Black Friday trading as millions of Britons logged on in the early hours to snap up bargains and again on their way to work. ...
Getting up early to grab Black Friday bargains image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 25th of November 2016 12:45:53 PM
. Erin Leahy from Watford is one of many people who got up early on Black Friday to go online and buy goods at discount prices. ...
Bargain hunters: Black Friday around the world – in pictures image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 25th of November 2016 11:58:37 AM
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Black Friday shoppers rush for online bargains  - as it happened image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 25th of November 2016 08:38:55 AM
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Online rush leaves high street stores peaceful on Black Friday image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 25th of November 2016 08:29:37 AM
. Shoppers hunting Black Friday bargains sparked a surge in online sales during the small hours but left high street stores looking deserted compared with the frantic scramble of previous years. ...
How Black Friday came to the UK image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 25th of November 2016 12:40:34 AM
. Last year's Black Friday was the UK's first £1bn online shopping day. ...
Britons expected to spend £1.3bn on Black Friday bargains image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 06:41:10 PM
....Britons are expected to embark on a record-breaking £1. 3bn online spree as Black Friday kicks off the biggest shopping weekend of the year. ...
Black Friday image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 05:57:56 PM
. Black Friday is now one of the UK's busiest shopping days. ...
Best discounts and deals on UK Black Friday 2016 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 04:15:30 PM
. The UK is preparing for what could be its biggest Black Friday yet on 25 November, as the US import becomes a fixture on this side of the Atlantic. ...
Jigsaw boss: Black Friday is a 'complete and utter deception' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 04:15:02 PM
. The head of the fashion chain Jigsaw says his shops will not be offering discounts on Black Friday. ...
Black Friday 2016: 7 ways to save the most amount of money image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 04:15:00 PM
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Hermes drivers told of 'mandatory' Sundays over Black Friday rush image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 03:53:32 PM
. Hermes, the courier group that delivers parcels for John Lewis and Next, has told some drivers it is “mandatory” to work the next two Sundays during the Black Friday rush. ...
Black Friday deals: how to make sure you really do have a bargain image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 02:41:00 PM
. In all the hype around Black Friday, figuring out whether the discount is a good buy or not can be tricky. ...
What the autumn statement means for you, plus Black Friday bargains image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 12:53:49 PM
....Student loans: fight over ‘disgraceful’ freeze on income threshold. Black Friday UK: the best deals, tips and discounts. ...
Consumer credit sees fastest growth in 10 years image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 11:50:14 AM
....Paul Gordon, managing director of credit cards at Lloyds Banking Group, said the figures suggested consumers “are proving relatively resilient in the face of continued uncertainty”. He added: “As we move towards the end of the calendar year, we can expect that the use of credit cards will continue to rise – particularly in relation to Black Friday and Christmas sales – but the impact of recent political and economic changes on borrowing patterns is yet to be seen. ...
The 10 lies ​about Black Friday's consumerist circle of hell image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 07:00:27 AM
.... From now until closing time on Christmas Eve, we are destined to fall towards an existential abyss. Some of us are fated to experience an unpleasant altercation with another shopper on Black Friday over the last discounted PS4 in a warehouse on the North Circular. ...
Last of big spenders: UK Black Friday to be final hurrah before prices rise image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 06:00:25 AM
. As the clock ticks down to Black Friday, aggressive promotions on everything from 4K TVs to tablet computers and winter coats could be the last hurrah for shoppers before price hikes in 2017. ...
How we're shopping image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 12:04:24 AM
Staff at Topshop online depot announce Cyber Monday strike image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 23rd of November 2016 12:42:50 PM
....Just over half of the 200 workers at the depot in Shirley, West Midlands, which is operated by Spectrum for Arcadia, a division of logistics company DHL, plan to walk out on Monday morning, according to the GMB union. As well as handling online sales on Monday, the depot is likely to be processing orders from the Black Friday promotional day. ...
Google aims to tackle Black Friday crush image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 23rd of November 2016 11:10:25 AM
. Black Friday bargain hunters are being courted by Google, which wants them to try out its latest search facility. ...
Christmas shoppers set to splurge on Black Friday and Cyber Monday image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 23rd of November 2016 08:15:00 AM
.... . Britons will start their shopping binge in two days’ time, with the Black Friday discount bonanza in the shops, followed by its online equivalent Cyber Monday. ...
Beware, Black Friday is spreading | Tim Dowling image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 22nd of November 2016 07:46:14 PM
. Black Friday is almost upon us, or rather it’s already upon us: many retailers launched their annual sales on Tuesday or even earlier. ...
Online shoppers 'face disruption' from EU payment plans image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 22nd of November 2016 04:04:47 PM
.... . Shoppers would face disruption, particularly during busy periods such as Black Friday - the annual discount day that falls this week. ...
White goods set to soar on Black Friday as shoppers rush to beat price rises image
. This year’s Black Friday will be the biggest yet as shoppers snap up large items such as fridges before Brexit-induced price rises take effect in January, the boss of AO World has predicted. ...
Fatigued Black Friday delivery drivers 'could pose road safety risk' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 20th of November 2016 08:00:46 PM
. Exhausted delivery drivers could pose a road safety risk over the next few weeks as thousands of staff are urged to work up to 20 days in a row to cope with the rush of online orders around Black Friday. ...
Morrisons to slash petrol price to below £1 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 20th of November 2016 12:39:05 PM
....Diesel drivers buying their groceries at Morrisons will also receive a 10p a litre cut, paying just over £1. Roger Fogg, services director at the Bradford-based chain, said the price reduction was designed to help customers in the run-up to Christmas, including those shopping on Black Friday. ...
Black Friday night’s all right for fighting image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 20th of November 2016 07:00:30 AM
.... But we don’t always embrace these gifts as enthusiastically as the Americans. Take Black Friday, the US equivalent to our Boxing Day sales, which takes place the day after Thanksgiving and is with us again this week. ...
This Black Friday plan ahead and avoid being lured into a shopping frenzy image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 20th of November 2016 12:01:00 AM
....This year it falls on November 25 and depending on your point of view is either a fantastic time to bag loads of bargains and start your Christmas shopping early or a nightmare to be avoided at all costs. Last year was relatively incident free, but two years ago Black Friday descended into violence as shoppers fought over heavily discounted flatscreen televisions. ...
Black Friday: a shopper’s guide image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 19th of November 2016 07:00:01 AM
. The busiest shopping day of the year is almost upon us, and the good news – or bad, depending on your point of view – is the Black Friday sale has moved well beyond being a 24-hour promotion, effectively stretching over more than a fortnight. ...
Black Friday deliveries may be hit by packaging workers' strike action image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 19th of November 2016 07:00:01 AM
....The GMB and Unite unions, which represent about 2,500 of the 3,000 workers at the factories who are all covered by a national pay agreement, said they planned an overtime ban from Saturday 26 November and a day of strike action on Monday 28 November. The action could affect parcel deliveries during Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the busiest online shopping days of the year. ...
Gap and Abercrombie & Fitch slump on unhappy holidays image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 18th of November 2016 04:45:53 PM
....9m. Abercrombie & Fitch said it expects business to remain challenging for the rest of the year, which includes Black Friday, the post-Thanksgiving Day shopping jamboree, as well as Christmas and the New Year. ...
Black Friday: Which? warns 'bargain' hunters to beware image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of November 2016 12:50:33 PM
. Black Friday bargain hunters have been warned to do their research after an investigation found many of last year's deals were cheaper in the months before and after the event. ...
Black Friday warning as report finds only half of offers are the real deal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of November 2016 07:01:12 AM
. Shoppers are being warned that Black Friday deals might not live up to the hype, after an investigation found that many products promoted as being “on sale” last year were actually cheaper before or after the event. ...
Amazon TV ad features imam and vicar exchanging gifts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of November 2016 06:01:11 AM
. Amazon is launching a TV ad in which an imam and a vicar exchange gifts, before the Black Friday shopping bonanza during which consumers will spend billions with the internet retailer. ...
John Lewis, Dixons, Carphone Warehouse and AO World set to raise prices in ‘Brexit tax’ image
.... If inflation gets into the value chain, it will feed through. ”Some pundits said shoppers who fear price rises, could opt to buy expensive items such as electricals in Black Friday and Christmas promotions, instead of the traditional January sales. ...
Petition says close shops on Boxing Day to spare workers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 14th of November 2016 12:13:50 PM
....It also comes at a time when retailers are reconsidering their Christmas sales strategies. In previous years much touted Black Friday sales saw vast crowds and chaos in some stores. ...
Argos boss plans whirlwind shop tour to boost catalogue retailer image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 13th of November 2016 05:42:24 PM
....4bn for Argos in September, with Rogers moving from his role as finance director of Sainsbury’s to become chief executive of its new business. Argos and its new owner face their biggest test yet later this month in Black Friday, now the biggest sales day of the year for online retailers and Argos. ...
Britain is drowning in a mountain of debt but not all hope is lost image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 13th of November 2016 12:01:00 AM
....”. Ruth Handcock, chief customer officer at Tandem Bank, warns against succumbing to the hype surrounding Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the January sales: “Do not waste money on things you do not need, and sell unwanted gifts on sites such as eBay. ...

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