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#BlackFriday disappointment on 93% off Swiss pot set deal

2017-11-28 14:40

A ceramic pot set listed on e-commerce website takealot.com for just R399 - 93% off its regular price of R5 909 for Black Friday's ‘Blue Dot Sale’ - was unfortunately too good to be true.

Goodbye #BlackFriday, hello #CyberMonday deals

2017-11-26 21:00

Black Friday has come and gone and now Cyber Monday is set to entice consumers looking for a good deal ahead of the festive season.

Black Friday frenzy grows, but fewer discounts offered

2017-11-26 06:00

The level of the involvement of retailers, malls and other South African companies in the international global Black Friday sale phenomenon looked like it had increased on Friday.

In addition to #BlackFriday downtime problems, takelot.com is now also facing Gupta claims

2017-11-24 16:44

e-Commerce website takealot.com has lashed out at comments allegedly made by ANC MP Vytjie Mentor that the controversial Gupta family has a stake in the business, calling it fake news.

Takealot cashes in big time despite #BlackFriday downtime

2017-11-24 14:50

Despite massive downtime, e-Commerce retailer Takealot.com had by 06:00 exceeded its entire 2015 Black Friday revenue value.

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

A video posted on Facebook shows chaotic scenes at Century City in Cape Town, as Game and Makro opened their doors at midnight on Thursday for #BlackFriday. Watch.

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Irate customers thrash retailers over empty #BlackFriday promises

2017-11-24 09:11

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

Here’s your guide to taking on the Black Friday madness

2017-11-23 16:27

Black Friday is right around the corner, so we checked which bargains you can pick up on this Friday.

WATCH: #BlackFriday discounts are real, but beware of FOMO

2017-11-23 14:35

Ahead of the Black Friday sale, Fin24 presenter Moeshfieka Botha talks to Vincent Hoogduijn, the CEO of e-commerce at Media 24, about discounts, spending your money wisely and Black Friday FOMO.

Online retailers gear up to avoid #BlackFriday crashes

2017-11-22 21:59

Online retailers will boost their capacity ahead of the Black Friday to deal with surging demand and avoid the widespread website crashes they experienced in 2016.

 

Despite massive technical glitches, Takealot nets R87m for #BlackFriday

2017-11-27 19:06

Despite massive downtime, e-commerce website Takealot.com netted R87m from a record 2.2 million visits to its site on #BlackFriday2017.

Jeff Bezos fortune hits $100bn on Black Friday stock surge

2017-11-26 10:13

Jeff Bezos is the world’s newest $100bn mogul.

MY STORY: My Black Friday nightmare

2017-11-24 18:06

At exactly midnight the security guards open the doors and the horde stream into the shop. In all directions!

Broken Glass, scuffles and tired eyes amid Black Friday chaos

2017-11-24 15:14

Security officials have had their hands full as scores of shoppers broke glass, damaged security monitors and fought each other for the best Black Friday deals.

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

2017-11-24 12:24

With South Africa’s biggest e-commerce platform, Takealot.com 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.

#BlackFriday: Takealot sees erratic technical glitches

2017-11-24 10:08

South African retailer Takealot.com has reminded customers that its sale will last for five days, after erratic behaviour.

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.

WATCH: Make a #BlackFriday wish list (and stick to it)

2017-11-23 15:50

Fin24 presenter Moeshfieka Botha talks to Grant Brown, MD of online fashion retailer Zando, about the benefits of online shopping and why you should draw up a #BlackFriday wish list.

Supporting Black Friday when I didn't support Black Monday

2017-11-23 10:21

I feel slightly guilty. Because there is more than a good chance that I am going to get involved in Black Friday, in some way, writes Howard Feldman.

#BlackFriday2017 - Your ultimate online shopping guide

2017-11-22 07:00

Black Friday has become the biggest day on South Africa’s shopping calendar, and we've got you covered with this comprehensive online shopping guide.

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