black friday

  1. Jamie McKane

    What South Africans bought on Black Friday

    What South Africans bought on Black Friday Black Friday 2019 was busier than ever in South Africa, and local shoppers rushed to take advantage of great discounts at many stores across the country. Two of the biggest retailers in South Africa who offered Black Friday specials were Game and Makro.
  2. Jamie McKane

    How Black Friday mania boosted South Africa's economy

    How Black Friday mania boosted South Africa's economy Record-breaking sales over Black Friday gave the South African economy a much-needed boost in November 2019, according to BankServAfrica. The BankservAfrica Economic Transactions Index (BETI) for November was 129 - a major improvement on...
  3. Jamie McKane

    Black Friday breaks online shopping records in the US

    Black Friday breaks online shopping records in the US Black Friday hit a record $7.4 billion in U.S. online sales as many shoppers spent the day clicking instead of lining up to buy. It was the second biggest U.S. online sales day ever, behind 2018 Cyber Monday’s $7.9 billion, according to a...
  4. Jamie McKane

    Black Friday is fading away in the US

    Black Friday is fading away in the US Becky Strickland really wanted her teenage daughter to experience the madness of Black Friday, so she brought her to Manhattan’s Herald Square -- typically one of New York’s busiest shopping districts. But stores failed to produce the hectic scene she...
  5. Jamie McKane

    Where to get the best Black Friday specials in South Africa

    Where to get the best Black Friday specials in South Africa Black Friday 2019 is here, and many South African online and brick-and-mortar retailers are offering big discounts on a wide variety of products this year (see all Black Friday coverage here). Black Friday is a United States tradition...
  6. Jamie McKane

    How to dodge scammers on Black Friday

    How to dodge scammers on Black Friday The South African Banking Risk Information Centre (SABRIC) has provided advice to South Africans to ensure that they are not targeted by fraudsters or criminals this Black Friday. “Online shopping is one of the fastest-growing retail platforms in South...
  7. Jamie McKane

    Black Friday broadband deals in South Africa

    Black Friday broadband deals in South Africa Black Friday 2019 is here, and many South African Internet service providers and mobile operators are offering excellent deals on fibre and other broadband products. In South Africa, Black Friday was initially associated with online shopping, but it...
  8. Jamie McKane

    Vodacom Black Friday big data special - 20GB for R175

    Vodacom Black Friday big data special - 20GB for R175 Vodacom has revealed new Black Friday 2019 deals, which include a massive discount on a 20GB data deal. The mobile operator offers customers savings of up to 75%, with deals that are headlined by a 20GB data contract add-on priced at R175...
  9. Jamie McKane

    Great Black Friday 2019 tech specials in South Africa

    Great Black Friday 2019 tech specials in South Africa Black Friday 2019 takes place on 29 November, and many South African companies are taking advantage of this shopping day to attract consumers with great discounts. Black Friday is an American tradition and is seen as the start of the...
  10. Jamie McKane

    South Africans warned by NCR not to use credit on Black Friday

    South Africans warned by NCR not to use credit on Black Friday With Black Friday inching closer, the National Credit Regulator (NCR) is urging consumers to put away their credit card and shop sensibly. “If you did not plan and budget for ‘Black Friday’ you are cautioned not to use credit. This...
  11. Jamie McKane

    The best desktop PC components you can buy on Black Friday

    The best desktop PC components you can buy on Black Friday With Black Friday approaching, this is the perfect time to invest in upgrades for your gaming or work PC. Building a powerful desktop rig is expensive, which makes sales periods like Black Friday crucial for prospective PC builders.
  12. Jamie McKane

    Great early Black Friday tech deals in South Africa

    Great early Black Friday tech deals in South Africa Black Friday 2019 takes place on 29 November, but many online and brick-and-mortar retailers in South Africa have decided to launch early deals this year. South African stores and consumers have embraced Black Friday, a US shopping event, and...
  13. Jamie McKane

    How websites stay up during Black Friday

    How websites stay up during Black Friday Black Friday is extremely popular in South Africa, with a flood of users visiting online stores to secure the best deals. As a result, businesses need to ensure that their websites are prepared for the drastic traffic increase on Black Friday.
  14. Jamie McKane

    Beware Black Friday scams

    Beware Black Friday scams Mimecast has warned that Black Friday is a busy time for cybercriminals, who are using a wide variety of scams to steal money and sensitive information from shoppers. The company said it is important that companies take appropriate measures to ensure systems and...
  15. Jamie McKane

    How to buy Black Friday 2019 deals from the United States

    How to buy Black Friday 2019 deals from the United States Black Friday sales might be popular in South Africa, but they are massive in the United States. US retailers offer big price cuts across multiple product categories, which usually results in chaos at brick-and-mortar stores as shoppers...
  16. L

    Super Official Black Friday Thread (29 November 2019) ... and other general Fishing-related chit-chat.

    Do we have a thread yet for this annual DDOS event? With Black Friday just around the corner, and deal rumours well swirled, let's post all the deals we are aware of here. Thx @Speedster for the intro. I'll update this post with confirmed deals, and links where applicable. PSA: I have no idea...
  17. Jamie McKane

    Black Friday 2019 in South Africa - What to expect

    Black Friday 2019 in South Africa - What to expect Black Friday 2019 is set to break last year’s records with a wider range of specials from more online and brick-and-mortar retailers in South Africa. 2018 was a record-breaking year for Black Friday sales in South Africa, with many retailers...
  18. Jamie McKane

    Where you will get great Black Friday 2019 deals

    Where you will get great Black Friday 2019 deals Black Friday 2019 takes place on 29 November, and South Africans can look forward to great specials from local retailers this year. While Black Friday is an American tradition, local retailers have now adopted this tradition.
  19. Jamie McKane

    How our Amazon Black Friday order arrived before South African deliveries

    How our Amazon Black Friday order arrived before South African deliveries Black Friday 2018 is slowly fading from memory for most shoppers, except for those who have not received their orders. The shopping day saw many retailers run big sales with thousands of products on special - including...
  20. Jamie McKane

    Massive Black Friday sales expected in the US

    Massive Black Friday sales expected in the US Welcome to Black Friday - retailers’ favorite time of year. With the U.S. economy strong, forecasts are signaling massive sales over the five-day period. [Bloomberg]
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