Online boost on Black Friday as shoppers avoid malls

Share your Subscriber Article
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend!
play article
Subscribers can listen to this article
Black Friday
Black Friday


Online sales could dominate Black Friday this year, as scores of consumers are set to avoid shopping malls due to the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.

Experts also believe that retailers may be able to use the opportunity to sell off stock backlogs that built up as a result of the strict lockdown. But that will only be if their online offerings for Black Friday are good enough.

Support independent journalism
Subscribe to News24 for just R75 per month to read all our investigative and in-depth journalism. You can cancel any time.
Already a subscriber? Sign in


Read the digital editions of City Press here.
Read now
Voting Booth
With less than two weeks to go to election day, political parties are ramping up their campaigning, bringing out influencers and celebs at their rallies. Do you think bringing out DJs, celebs and musicians will work to win votes?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
I'm not influenced
89% - 78 votes
A gig is gig
7% - 6 votes
Need more of it
5% - 4 votes