High street retailers suffer as shoppers favour online Black Friday deals

Irish retailers suffered this November as shoppers chose to avoid the hectic high street in favour of online bargains on Black Friday.

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Black Friday exposes the dark heart of consumerism

We’re living in a time of ‘savage capitalism’ and not only can the small retailers, with their rates and rents not keep up, but neither can we, the boys and girls, insects and animals, men and women, who must inhabit this earth for as long as she will have us, writes Joyce Fegan

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#BlackFriday sparks chaos around the world as shoppers fight for deals

Videos on social media showed bargain hunters battling for products as far afield as Portugal and Namibia.

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12 tweets that perfectly sum up what Black Friday is really all about

This will resonate whatever your view of Black Friday.

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The emotional stages of Black Friday

Jenny Stallard looks at the ups and downs of working through your purchasing journey.

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Black Friday bad for retailers and consumers

The Black Friday and the Cyber Monday online spending splurge is bad for retailers and possibly poor value for shoppers too, Moody’s Investors Service has warned.

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Black Friday marketing tricks and four ways to stop yourself falling for them

Jane Brown offers some tips on how to successfully navigate Black Friday.

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Black Friday a ‘double-edged sword’ for Irish retailers

Black Friday and Cyber Monday will be a “double-edged sword” for Irish retailers with margin pressures incurred from major discounting offsetting the spike in business, a retail expert has said.

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One-fifth of consumers to start Christmas shopping on Black Friday

One-in-five Irish consumers plan to do the majority of their Christmas shopping on Black Friday, according to a new survey.

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Gardaí urge shoppers to be vigilant online ahead of Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Shoppers are being urged to be vigilant online ahead of Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

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Shoppers expected to save millions as Black Friday 2017 sales 'to break records'

Retail Excellence, Ireland’s largest retail representative body, have today urged all retailers to get prepared for one of the busiest shopping weekends this side of Christmas.

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Dublin city sees 5% jump in Black Friday sales

Black Friday sales were up around 5% in Dublin city centre this year, despite a drop in the number of shoppers.

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Hundreds of thousands to be spent in today’s Black Friday sales

Hundreds of thousands of euro is expected to be spent during Black Friday sales today.

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