Black Friday Carnage Hits UK

Police have criticised supermarket chains after stores were over-run by bargain-hunters overnight as the US Black Friday retail phenomenon hit the UK. Websites also crashed under the strain of online shoppers as sales began at midnight, with hordes descending on stores in a rush to pick up goods ahead of Christmas. Officers were called to […]

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Small Business Saturday could save your life

Black Friday kicks off the Christmas shopping season in the US and it’s now the biggest shopping day of the year in the US. But recent years have seen stampedes in stores and believe it or not, four people have died and 56 injured in Black Friday incidents since 2006. Most offers this year will […]

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Black Friday Store Opening Times

This year Black Friday, the American shopping event, imported to the UK by Amazon and Wal-mart owned Asda is set to take place on 28th November. A number of high street stores have already confirmed plans to offer a range of Black Friday deals and offers mostly geared towards technology and electronics. Amazon led the […]

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Cyber Monday 2014

What is Cyber Monday? Cyber Monday is a day in which retailers do their best to entice consumers to part with their cash by showering us all with tasty online bargains. It tends to be one of the busiest internet shopping days of the year, and there’s normally a fair few cracking deals to snap […]

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Black Friday 2014

Retailers have the Philadelphia Police Department to thank for Black Friday. It was the American police who, during the 1950s and 1960s, gave the name to the day after Thanksgiving because of the chaos that ensued in the city as shoppers flocked to the high street sales while spectators travelled to the annual Army vs […]

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