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Black Friday grows less appealing for all involved

Retailers are spreading discounts through more of Nov, skimping on costly race-to-the-bottom tactics geared to getting people in the door as soon after holiday meal as possible
Monday, November 16, 2015 - 05:50

Surveys are finding consumers are less interested in participating in Black Friday. This could be good news for merchants, which can boost profits by cutting back on the day's rock-bottom discounts.

New York

BLACK Friday's death has been greatly exaggerated before. This year, not so much.

True, crazed bargain-hunters will never give it up, hooked on middle-of-the-night queues for blenders and fisticuffs over beds-in-a-bag. But the shopping day after Thanksgiving is growing

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