AS IT HAPPENED: Police called out for #BlackFriday shopping

2017-11-24 06:02

The mega shopping phenomenon known as Black Friday, which originated in the US, has taken SA by storm, with people braving long queues since midnight to get massively discounted goods.

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24 Nov 13:00
Black Friday trending number one - Power 98.7

24 Nov 12:37

#BlackFriday: Takealot's 'own-goal' to be resolved soon, says CEO

With South Africa’s biggest e-commerce platform, seeing hours of downtime on Black Friday, CEO Kim Reid has said that technicians are working to get the site up as soon as possible.

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In 2016, Black Friday helped boost sales growth by 3.5% from October

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In the US, it is estimated that Black Friday shoppers spent $672bn, in 2016, $655bn, and in 2015, $626bn.  

This equates to about $967 per shopper this year, $935 in 2016, and $805 in 2015

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South Africans do Black Friday shopping

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WATCH: Glass doors shatter during midnight #BlackFriday stampede at Cape Town Game

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Shoppers storm Game Stores on Black Friday

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Shopper finally experiences Black Friday

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Eastgate Marketing manager highlights the number of people on Black Friday shopping

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#BlackFriday: Takealot is back online after suffering site crash

South African etailer is now back online after suffering a crash on #BlackFriday. It has reminded customers that its sale will last for five days.

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#BlackFriday: Where to book your next cheap holiday

#BlackFriday deals however extend beyond that million inch plasma TV or the latest overpriced iPhone X. Instead of cluttering up your home with more junk, you could get your next holiday for super cheap with deals on accommodation, flights and tour packages as midnight strikes on 24 November.

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Takealot is back online after crash

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I just steered clear of that shoe shop because I was not going to get involved in that chaos - CapeTalk commentary on Black Friday

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Black Friday is absolutely ridiculous because people see the word "discount" and people lose their minds - CapeTalk commentary

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Black Friday is a deception - CapeTalk commentary

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Irate customers thrash retailers over empty #BlackFriday promises

Scores of disgruntled online shoppers took to social media to lambaste e-commerce websites over crashes on Black Friday.

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We were almost swamped as the crowds came through the grocery store here this morning - ENCA reporter on Black Friday experience

24 Nov 09:15
I'm looking to spend a lot of money today. I've save up a lot of money to spend today - shopper on ENCA on Black Friday retail

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Crazy Black Friday sale in Kimberley

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Security beefed at a Johannesburg Clearwater mall on Black Friday - SAFM

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Back Friday shopping

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