South Africans split on online, offline stores on Black Friday
The majority of South Africans know what Black Friday is, and are willing to participate in this year’s shopping spree, spending an average of R1 654.
Black Friday online sales increased 700% this year
While completed transactions online on Black Friday 2018 grew by close on 700%, the average shopper spent less than last year.
Amazon, Makro scramble to fix glitches amid Black Friday frenzy
While Amazon inadvertently exposed customers' details online, Makro's site momentarily crashed because of high traffic volumes.
Why online retailers can't prevent Black Friday blackouts
While retailers can't prevent a Black Friday blackout, they can reduce the damage it causes, says Tony van der Linden, CIO of BBD.