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Black Friday: Seasonal shopping milestone or black mark on the retail calendar?

It’s been compared to a real life version of The Hunger Games, where frenzied shoppers will do almost anything to get their hands on a bargain, Black Friday is often viewed suspiciously by retailers. The big shopping weekend, where Black Friday is followed by its online counterpart Cyber Monday, sandwiches US and Canadian holiday, Thanksgiving.  Until a few years ago the concept wasn’t particularly well established in the UK but the internet boom and the wider adoption of US culture and customs by British consumers has to lead to Black Friday becoming an event in our own retail calendars. As the day approaches, the question remains- is Black Friday actually beneficial to  businesses and consumers.

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Free or paid? Which website works best for you?

World Wide Web

Online retail sales are predicted to reach £52.25bn in the UK in 2015, a 16.2% increase on the previous year1. The growth that the country is experiencing in online retail (ecommerce) is creating whole new audiences for businesses, be it within their towns, regions, the country and even abroad. But how can they take advantage?

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