Black Friday was born in the US, but this day of sales and promotions has become an increasingly global event. Also, Turkish consumers grapple with a plunge in the lira, residents of Brussels awaken to a city without Uber, and British fair competition regulators win some new pledges from Google.
30 Nov 2020
As the US registers record cases and hospitalizations, officials have urged people to start their holiday shopping from home. Most retailers moved their Black Friday sales online to prevent overcrowding in stores.
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26 Nov 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Friday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Friday.
29 Nov 2019
We take a look at how the French press is covering the Black Friday bonanza. The relatively recent shopping event in France is being met with increasingly mixed reviews.
29 Nov 2019
Hardly anyone celebrates Thanksgiving in France yet it's retail adjunct, Black Friday, is omnipresent in retail around the French capital. Also, Telsa's armored vehicle demonstration fail... was it intended to fail in order to create the viral effect? Speaking of, Donald Trump strikes again with a weird Twitter photoshop share.
2 Dec 2018
Michele Norsa, an industrial partner at Fondo Strategico Italiano, examines the impact of Black Friday and Cyber Monday discounts and the strength of luxury retail.
24 Nov 2018
Guests respond to today's MLIV Question of The Day, "what are black Friday’s biggest markets discounts?"
29 Jul 2017
Kogi black friday - no fewer than 10 people killed in tanker accident.