Black Friday Sales Set to Overshadow Christmas

Black Friday Sales Set to Overshadow Christmas

Analytics firm SAS has released figures predicting that one in five shoppers is expected to spend more money on Black Friday than in the entire week leading up to Christmas.

Many retailers have started early in an attempt to spread demand and beat the competition, with statistics showing that shoppers are likely to spend the same amount of more on Christmas presents than in 2014. read more

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Set to Trigger Spending Spree

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Set to Trigger Spending Spree

Thanksgiving holiday shoppers in the US are expected to spend 3.3% more this year than they did in 2014, according to a survey from the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). The organisation says that 51% of consumers are planning to buy technology products. The trend is certain to be mirrored in the UK with the spending spree kicking off in earnest on Black Friday and Cyber Monday on 27th and 30th November (Thanksgiving is on the 26th). read more