Black Friday: Is it still a big deal for High Streets?
Black Friday is the US import that sees bargain-hunting shoppers spend billions in the hope of a cut-price Christmas, but has it had its day?
The fourth Friday in November has been a fixture in the US for decades. It is the day after Thanksgiving, when shops try to tempt people with big discounts.
In the UK, it is a pre-Christmas flash sale on shops and the web, followed by Cyber Monday, which is just online.
But will shoppers take to the sales with as much enthusiasm as before?
There were concerns by some retailers, most notably Asda, who dropped Black Friday altogether in 2015, that... read more
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