Black Friday: The day we buy presents for ourselves
MANY consumers buy presents for themselves rather than Christmas gifts for their loved ones during the heavy discounting period associated with Black Friday, according to analysts at professional services firm PwC.
Jayne Dowle: Our empty high streets are heading for an all-time low this Christmas
ARE you still running around doing your Christmas shopping? Spare a thought for the great British high street. It’s having a terrible season so far, and retailers are hoping for a last-minute boost to bring a better outlook for the New Year.
Boxing clever as shoppers see through Black Friday signs in the window
IT IS to Americans what Boxing Day has become to us - a rejoinder to the previous day’s festivities in which families converge on the shopping malls rather than spend another hour with their loved ones.