Tag Archives: Black Friday

Currys PC World reveals best-selling Black Friday products

Currys PC World has revealed that the LG OLED TV was the best-selling TV in its Black Friday sale today (November 24), selling five times more than last year. Another big trend was voice controlled technology, with sales up 769% year-on-year. Other big increases included Android tablets, up 56% year-on-year, …

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Record number of visits to Argos website

Argos kicked off its Black Friday sale three hours early this year at 21:00 last night (Thursday, November 23) – with record results. More than 800,000 people visited Argos’s online channels between 21:00 and 22:00 last night, which equates to more than 13,000 customers every minute – smashing last year’s …

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Black Friday ‘exceeds expectations’ for John Lewis

John Lewis marked its busiest ever hour of online trading today (Friday November 24). The department store group said Black Friday 2017 is set to be one of its most successful days. From 9am to 10am this morning, an average of 705 units were purchased per minute on johnlewis.com. The …

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John Lewis: initial Black Friday update

John Lewis reports that customers were quick to respond to its Black Friday deals his morning (Friday November 24). The department store group’s busiest shopping hour online so far was between 7am and 8am, with an average of 495 units ordered per minute. Customers shopping online between 12am and 8am …

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Argos to start Black Friday 3 hours early

As the UK counts down to the start of Black Friday tomorrow (November 24) – billed as the busiest online shopping day of the year – Argos has announced that it will officially start the big day three hours early, at 21.00 tonight (Thursday November 24). In previous years, Argos …

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AppliancesDirect.co.uk predicts Black Friday rush ‘like never before’

Specialist etailer AppliancesDirect.co.uk is predicting its biggest day for online sales ever tomorrow as shoppers seek the best deals on branded appliances and household gadgets during Black Friday (November 24). Mark Kelly, marketing manager at AppliancesDirect.co.uk, said: “Black Friday 2016 was our most successful to date, so we have high expectations for 2017 – …

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Robert Dyas rolls out the Black Friday carpet

Robert Dyas kicked off its biggest Black Friday event to date this year on Sunday (November 19). Billed by the homeware high street chain as ‘a cavalcade of astute purchasing’, the eight-day promotion runs up to and including the day itself (November 24), and continues over the weekend to Cyber …

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Waitrose launches self-serve check-in for ‘click and collect’ orders

Waitrose has launched self-service check-in for John Lewis ‘click and collect’ orders in 140 of its stores in time for Black Friday (November 24). Customers in these branches of the supermarket chain will have the choice to register their order via iPads at the Welcome Desk when they arrive, so …

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Argos shoppers set for 14-day shopping bonanza

Argos is encouraging customers to beat the Black Friday rush by launching 14 days of Black Friday deals. With discounts on over 60,000 products across homeware, electricals and toys, the retailer’s ‘Black Friday Bonanza’ started today (Wednesday November 15) and runs for 14 consecutive days through to Cyber Monday (November 27). …

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Black Friday footfall set to dip, warns Springboard

Footfall for Black Friday (November 24) is set to dip -0.6% year-on-year across high streets, retail parks and shopping centres for the first time since Black Friday became an established key trading day in 2013, according to Springboard. The retail intelligence company attributes its forecast drop to ‘the increasing constraints …

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