bargain conscious consumers armed with smartphones trolling for bargains, it is difficult for companies to raise prices. Black Friday saw increased competition from Cyber Monday. Lending has been anemic in the U.S. but that is changing. Commercial
LONDON, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Britons literally fell over themselves for " Black Friday " bargains in November, so retailers need to make the discount day imported from across the Atlantic work for the industry.
LONDON, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Britain's Royal Mail announced an improved performance at its key parcels business over a busy Christmas period, helped by price promotions, the Black Friday retail rush and its own longer business hours in an increasingly competitive market.
* Says Black Friday now bigger than Boxing Day (Adds detail, analyst comment, updates shares)
Bed Bath & Beyond's third-quarter report, which accounts for the period ending Nov. 30 (capturing Black Friday , but missing December's holiday push), came slightly below management's previous guidance, leading shares to fall 4
have already taken off, making it challenging to capture the full benefit of the upswing. Think of it this way. Every Black Friday , merchandise is discounted to such an extent that thousands of bargain shoppers are willing to camp overnight in parking
* Comfortable with market expectations for 2014-15 year (Recasts, adds detail, executive comment, shares)
report for November surprised many, especially since at least one report suggested retail sales were down over 11% on Black Friday . However, anyone spending much time at the mall was not surprised by the healthy monthly retail sales report released
between a fundraising appeal on Thanksgiving versus Black Friday , Goldsmith says. On Thanksgiving an appeal should ..... good that giving to charity will do for others. On Black Friday it should stress how giving to charity will make you
aided by an extra day of selling and a new emphasis on Black Friday sales. Still, the high level of auto sales combined ..... extra selling day that included Dec. 1. Also, more Black Friday sales events probably helped the numbers along. Still