Black Friday

Prankster Leaves Hilarious Fake Black Friday Deals In Supermarket

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK Comedy

A hilarious collection of fake Black Friday ads was recently planted in a Target store, and its deals are likely way better than you’ll find on stor...

Black Friday Is Unsustainable (And That Is Good News for Both Shoppers and Businesses)

Philip Woods | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK Tech
Philip Woods

The risk of losing out on sales, no matter if they are heavily discounted means that the lure of one-off sales days is an itch that must be scratched. However, that one day of sales is bad for both businesses and consumers and is a model that is unsustainable.

Could Your Choice of Xmas Present Affect Your Child's Confidence?

BritChick Paris | Posted 23.11.2015 | UK Parents
BritChick Paris

Campaigns by parent-groups like Let Toys Be Toys have gathered momentum and the tide is beginning to turn with a few brands launching products that buck stereotypes. A huge franchise for Xmas 2015 will be the newly-launched Lego Star Wars range that prominently features the new female heroine Rey and her vehicles.

8 Scenes We'd All Love To See This Black Friday

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK Comedy

Black Friday is almost here, sparking within us the sort of visceral desire to compete with fellow shoppers that can't be explained nor justified. ...

Black Friday Is The Best Time To Get An Xbox One, Here's Why...

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK Tech

Black Friday is now just around the corner. Launching on the 27 November through to Cyber Monday on the 30 November this will be the best time of year...

Black Friday: Data Centres Not Shopping Centres

Roger Keenan | Posted 23.11.2015 | UK Tech
Roger Keenan

You've probably noticed that Christmas marketing campaigns started at least a month ago and at this point it's all systems go. We've had John Lewis' 'Man on the Moon', the Coca Cola truck tour has been announced and the vast majority of retail outlets are covered in tinsel and fairy lights already. This can only mean one thing, Black Friday is looming large.

Why Black Friday Will Spread Across Europe - But Not Until Next Year

Tim Barber | Posted 23.11.2015 | UK Tech
Tim Barber

We love online shopping. As well as the thrill of being able to shop for anything, anywhere, anytime, now we can receive items at our convenience too:...

Why I Am Shunning Black Friday in Favour of #GreenFriday

Ceri Heathcote | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK Style
Ceri Heathcote

I will be wearing secondhand kimono jacket upcycled from a dressing gown, staying at home in the warm, away from the craziness and queues of Black Friday and well away from any online stores, except perhaps some of my favourite online second hand clothes stores.

Is Black Friday Finished?

Mark Hillary | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK Tech
Mark Hillary

Maybe it's just me, but I'm not really all that interested in Black Friday. I know the retailers get stock especially for the event and I don't want to be climbing over bodies to grasp at a TV bargain. Shops look like combat zones during Black Friday.

Black Friday Is The Day You'll Buy Yourself A PS4 And This Is Why

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK Tech

Black Fridayis finally upon us and on the 27 November the public will have the chance to experience the biggest shopping day of the year. Combined wit...

ASDA's Black Friday Ban Means You Won't Be Seeing Chaos Like This Again...

The Huffington Post UK | Huffington Post Staff | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK

Black Friday will be upon us once more come 27 November - but at ADSA, it'll be business as usual, after the chain revealed it would not take part in ...

Black Friday At ASDA Will Never Be The Same Again...

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK

Asda will not take part in this year's shopping bonanza known as Black Friday, saying "shopper fatigue" has set in. The supermarket said shoppers w...

Black Friday: Everything You Need To Know About How To Get The Best Gadgets And Games

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK Tech

Black Friday is once again upon us. Starting on the 27 November this year looks set to feature some of the biggest deals from Amazon, Currys, PC World...

The Best Black Friday Sales To Shop This Year

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK Style

Black Friday comes but once a year... and it's due to cause some serious mayhem on 27 November 2015. The event is rapidly becoming the biggest onli...

Black Friday Opening Times: All You Need To Know

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK

This year the orgy of consumerism known as Black Friday falls on the 27 November. A heavily discounted shopping day we’ve inherited from the US,...

These Five Black Friday Deal Fails Will Make You Despair For Humanity

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK

Black Friday will be upon us once more come 27 November. It's rapidly becoming the biggest online shopping day of the year for many countries [las...

John Lewis' Boss Is Raising Big Doubts Over The Future Of Black Friday

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 05.01.2015 | UK

Black Friday, the US-inspired shopping extravaganza, hit Britain last year, with shoppers literally falling over themselves to snap up discount goods ...

Thought You Bought Too Much Crap On Black Friday? These People Actually Did

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Preskey | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Did you come home with bags of worthless crap on Black Friday? At least you didn't buy a box of actual poo, like these 30,000 unfortunate shoppers. ...

The Colour of Money

simon baldwin | Posted 14.02.2015 | UK
simon baldwin

Magi Monday? Camel Tuesday? No ... Wise Wednesday. A day when you buy gifts in person ... to be delivered in person. Price does matter, but not as much as the act of giving. So Merry Christmas ... and I hope it's a white one.

You Need To Order Your Christmas Deliveries NOW

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jack Sommers | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK

A major courier firm that delivers on behalf of retailers including Amazon, Argos and Tesco has announced its parcels will be delayed due to bigger de...

Is PR the Master of the Media, or Are We All?

Adam Stones | Posted 07.02.2015 | UK
Adam Stones

'The internet and social media have empowered the PR trade and freed it from subservience to the news media.' This was the provocative starting point for an RSA debate recently, which also asked what this premise meant for the future of journalism and, more importantly, the future of public interest.

Questions and Fairylights

Caragh Little | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Caragh Little

And so it came to pass that primary schools began to drop the traditional Nativity Play from their winter schedules, favouring instead a Winter Celebration which offended nobody and in which everyone got a part.

Can We Find the True Meaning of Christmas in a Penguin?

David Hall | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK
David Hall

Much as I relish the creativity of many of their efforts, I feel that this trend tells a worrying story both about the faltering attempts of business to redefine its place in the world and about our own need to grasp at almost anything to create meaning in our lives. In my book, we could do with rather more powerful stories at Christmas time. Any ideas?

So It Turns Out Black Friday Is Actually Bullsh*t...

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 02.12.2014 | UK

Cards Against Humanity set out to prove that Black Friday is 'bullshit' last week - by selling actual boxes of cow faeces. The makers of the phenom...

Black Friday Sales - A Fine Example of Unadulterated Capitalism

Dilly Hussain | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK
Dilly Hussain

Everyone loves sales. Whether it's the latest Xbox game, kitchen appliance or electronic gadget, people are always looking for bargains, especially during the run up to Christmas. But there's a stark difference between lining up for Boxing Day sales and the animalistic behaviour witnessed last week during the "Black Friday" sales...