Black Friday is officially around the corner and this year promises to be grander than last years. As per estimates, retailers could do a business of almost £1.1 bn this year. Every retailer out there is already prepping up for the big day while customers wait in curious anticipation. Many retailers have even started to provide deals and discounts on their respective websites like Currys PC World, Amazon, and Debenhams.
When is Black Friday?
Black Friday takes place directly after the celebration of Thanksgiving Day in the US. This is bound to take place on November 23 this year followed by a Cyber Monday on November 26. Black Friday initially started out in the US as an annual shopping bonanza that has now taken over many different parts of the world including Canada, Mexico, South Africa, Netherlands and of course the United Kingdom as well. Retailers often offer huge discounts on this day on all their products and offerings. In this post, we will take a look at some of the top retailers in the UK promoting Black Friday online.
Anthropologie is slated to offer big discounts on its products so if you are looking for tableware, textiles, and furniture for your home, now would be a good time to do so. In 2017, the retailer provided 20 to 30% off on all its products during the Black Friday sale. Expect the same or better deals this time around as well.
Amazon always offers customers with lightning deals and discounted rates on all the products on its portal ranging from clothing, furniture, electronics to video game consoles. This year is bound to be the same and the site has already started providing discounted prices before the start of the Black Friday sale. Amazon is all reared up for the upcoming Black Friday sale. Get up to 55% off on select items on the website.
Apple is one brand that doesn’t indulge itself in providing hefty discounts on products like most retailers out there. Instead, it offers gift cards that can be used by customers to make purchases of Apple products. These gift cards are valued to the tune of £120 and offered on select Apple products. If you are someone who wishes to purchase Apple products then you probably will have to look for sites offering Apple products and offering discounts on them.
Fashion fanatics and fashionista will definitely be taking part in the Black Friday sale of this year. If you are looking to invest and experiment in clothes and accessories, Asos is bound to provide up to 60% off on all its products online. Asos is a big name in the UK known to offer men and women fashion apparels and clothing.
5. Now TV:
Now TV offered big discounts on TV passes in 2017 including the Sky Cinema Pass, Sky Sports Pass, Entertainment pass as well as kids pass. The company is slated to take part again this year with some great discounts on offer for previous as well as new customers looking to get a Now TV connection.
6. Currys PC World:
Currys PC World is a one-stop destination for customers looking for the latest electronic and tech gadgets like mobiles, tablets, laptops, wireless routers etc. The company has been a regular in Black Friday sales arena offering discounted rates on thousands of its products online. This year will be no different as the retailer has already hinted out at never before discounted prices on its products. It remains to be seen what kind of discounts are on offer this time around.
Sky happens to be another big name in the UK, best known for its assortment of TV channels. The company also offers broadband connections within the country. As part of the Black Friday sale last year, Sky provided with Sky Fibre Unlimited and Box TV sets for only £50 a month. It also offered a monthly charge of £10 on Sky Cinema, a service which costs no less than £30 every month. For this year Black Friday sale Sky is said to offer some big discounts again on all its services and offerings.
8. John Lewis:
As of date, John Lewis is one of the biggest aggregators of homewares in the country. Their product offering includes everything from electronic products, garden and lighting items to beauty and fashion apparels. The company currently is offering up to 20% on selected products on their website. Expect this to change in the coming days leading up to Black Friday.
So, there we have a small guide of some of the top UK retailers promoting Black Friday online. The countdown leading to the big day has officially started!