Rainy November adds to high street gloom as shopper numbers fall | Business

Heavy rain heaped more pressure on UK shopkeepers in November, with high street retailers hit hardest by declining shopper numbers. The number of visitors to high streets fell by 4.3% in November compared with the same month last year, twice the rate of decline of retail parks, which fell by 1.8%, according to new figures […]

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Romelu Lukaku vs Chris Smalling clash labelled 'Black Friday' in racism storm

Romelu Lukaku vs Chris Smalling clash labelled ‘Black Friday’ in racism storm

Italian newspaper Corriere dello Sport has been slammed for labelling the clash between Romelu Lukaku and Chris Smalling on Friday night ‘ Black Friday ‘. In the latest racism storm to engulf Italian football, the paper has come under fire for the front-page headline ahead of Inter Milan vs Roma at the San Siro. The […]

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Woman maces security guard before fleeing with cart full of stolen goods on Black Friday

Woman maces security guard before fleeing with cart full of stolen goods on Black Friday

A woman maced a security guard while trying to flee with a cart full of unpaid goods on Black Friday . CCTV footage captures two women, believed to be in their 20s, walking out of the Burlington Coat Factory in Northtown Mall, Minnesota, with baskets full of items. As they walk toward the exit, a […]

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UK retailers enjoyed ‘outstanding’ Black Friday sales figures | Business

Forecasts that Black Friday would leave shopping centres deserted as consumers shopped online or boycotted fake bargains have been confounded by figures revealing a sharp rise in sales. Barclaycard, which processes about £1 of every £3 spent in the UK, said it was an “outstanding” Black Friday compared with last year. It said transaction value […]

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Experience Winter Wonderland With This Intricately-Designed Swarovski Snowflake Necklace

Experience Winter Wonderland With This Intricately-Designed Swarovski Snowflake Necklace

Live in an area that doesn’t exactly allow for a white Christmas, but still want to experience a winter wonderland this holiday season? You don’t have to be knees deep in ice to find some winter fun. In fact, all you need is Atelier Delfina’s White Swarovski Center Snowflake Necklace to keep the spirit of […]

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US retail employees call out working conditions with Black Friday protests | Business

Workers across the US are using Black Friday and Thanksgiving holiday shopping sales to address working conditions and labor issues in retail and related industries. On Black Friday, workers from the Marciano Art Foundation in Los Angeles and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) union, are holding protests at 45 Guess […]

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US consumers spend $2bn online but store crowds thin as Black Friday dawns | Business

US consumers spent more than $2bn online in the first hours of Thanksgiving shopping on Thursday night but crowds were largely thin at retailers on the eve of Black Friday, reflecting the broader trend away from shopping at brick-and-mortar stores. Early discounts offered by chains seeking to extend a shorter holiday season saw a dip […]

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Mass consumerism is decimating our planet. This Black Friday, let’s take a stand | Alan Bradshaw | Opinion

In 2008 a Walmart worker was trampled to death by crowds at a Black Friday shop opening in New York. The event was one of a handful of incidents that became emblematic of that distinctly American occasion. Black Friday, which takes place today, still registers as the busiest shopping day of the year in the […]

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Free £10 bet for Black Friday perfect for the Premier League action

Free £10 bet for Black Friday perfect for the Premier League action

We all like a bargain, a deal, an offer you just cannot refuse. With Black Friday in full swing, many will be searching for the best deals whether it is for Christmas, yourself or for that birthday you forgot about two weeks ago (we’ve all been there). So the world’s oldest football betting outlet is […]

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