Black Friday

The Colour of Money

simon baldwin | Posted 15.12.2014 | 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 08.12.2014 | 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 04.12.2014 | 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 04.12.2014 | 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 01.12.2014 | 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...

6 Warnings That Cyber Monday Has Become Too Easy, Too Fast

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK

The 1st December is Cyber Monday, which is set to be the biggest day of the year for online shopping. It is noticeably different from Black Friday ...

Millions Of Britons Left Spiritually Empty After Buying Crap They Didn't Need On Black Friday

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Comedy

People across Britain have been left feeling confused and spiritually bereft after buying stuff they didn't need because it was cheaper than usual. ...

We're Not American, So We Should Stop Calling It Black Friday!

Edward Adoo | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Edward Adoo

It happens once a year, towards the end of November and has reared it's ugly head again. Black Friday depicts society in a vulnerable and selfish state. Yet we are all victims of it's success by flocking to the sales, hoping to pick up a bargain and will do anything to scoop the best deal by acquiring a state of the art plasma TV, fridge or pair of headphones.

The Madness of Materialism - A Very Black Friday Indeed

Steve Taylor PhD | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK
Steve Taylor PhD

In my view, acquisitiveness is best understood in psychological terms. Our mad materialism is partly a reaction to inner discontent. As human beings' it's normal for us to experience an underlying 'psychological discord', caused by the incessant chattering of our minds, which creates a disturbance inside us, and often triggers negative thoughts.

Black Friday In Asda Was Utter Madness

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK

Some stores opened at midnight and customers were queuing around the block to literally snatch a bargain Black Friday. There were scenes of utter c...

11 Black Friday Vines That Will Make You Despair For The Future Of Mankind

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK

Black Friday is not just the perfect opportunity to pick up half-priced kettle, you are also given opportunity to witness what life would be like in t...

The UK's Best Black Friday Deals

Sarah Willingham | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Willingham

If you're about to embark upon your Christmas shopping then now is the time because Black Friday is here! In two days some of the biggest names on the high street will be cutting prices and offering brilliant deals on ideal Christmas gifts.

The Week In 50 Funny Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK Comedy

It was the week we saw the aftermath of that tweet about that house on the day of that by election... Taxi for Miliband. pic.twitter.com/9tPHeUto1t...

Asda And Tesco Black Friday Carnage Has The Universe Utterly Dismayed

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK

It's Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year, and the perfect opportunity to bring out the very worst in humanity. The birthplace of ci...

Why It's Time for a British Black Friday

Claude Nahon | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK
Claude Nahon

Why, though, must such a key moment in the retail calendar be confined to the sofa? It's one thing entertaining people at home with a wonderful two-minute film, quite another to entice them into shops to stock up on Christmas gifts and order the turkey.

Game, Argos, Tesco All Crashed On Black Friday

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK Tech

The websites for Tescos, Argos, Currys and Game have all crashed due to the volume of consumers looking to take advantage of the Black Friday sales. ...

This Woman Has Won Black Friday

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.11.2014 | UK

We’re calling it early – this woman has hands down won Black Friday. Our hero entered the fray in Asda’s Wembley superstore on Friday morni...

What is Black Friday?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Woman Fights Off Everyone In Wembley Asda For Flatscreen TV, Wins Black Friday It sounds sinister, like something to be avoided at all cost...

Asda Cheerleaders Are Black Friday At Its Worst

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Black Friday has well and truly hit the UK, and if you head down to Asda you can expect to find insane queues, the odd brawl and... a group of cheerle...

Black Friday Sends Brits Into Eye-Popping Consumerist Frenzy

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 06.12.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Woman Fights Off Everyone In Wembley Asda For Flatscreen TV, Wins Black Friday Police have been called to dozens of UK supermarkets and sto...

Giving Thanks for My 16th Floor Apartment View

Orlagh McCarron | Posted 27.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Orlagh McCarron

I may or may not dive into the Black Friday madness in a bid to score Christmas gift bargains and have them shipped homeward by airmail in what I would like to think of as ample time, in reality this will probably fare differently.

The Dos and Dont's Of Black Friday And Cyber Monday

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Once an American tradition, Black Friday (28 November) and Cyber Monday (1 December) have well and truly made their way to UK soil. Despite all th...

Black Friday Opening Times: All You Need To Know

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Woman Fights Off Everyone In Wembley Asda For Flatscreen TV, Wins Black Friday Friday 28th November 2014 is Black Friday, the US-imported s...