BLACK Friday and Cyber Monday have become two of the biggest shopping days in the UK – but what’s the difference between them?
Both days promise consumers the chance to bag a bargain as retailers across the UK slash their prices, here’s what the savvy shopper needs to know
What’s the difference between Black Friday and Cyber Monday?
The discounts keep on going until Cyber Monday, which is always the first Monday after Black Friday, so this year it will fall on December 2.
Apart from these days, there are a couple of other differences between the two, one is that Cyber Monday deals only apply to online shops while Black Friday is in store as well.
Also, Cyber Monday is a strictly 24-hour shopping window but in recent years Black Friday has tended to be a five-day long affair.
Which day is best for bargains?
– Technology saw almost 85% more data storage deals then Cyber Monday
– Apple products are only reduced on the day
– More deals on small appliances, cutlery, and kitchenware
– Clothing saw 45% more deals than Black Friday
– There were 50% more deals on shoes
– More deals on beauty products
Which day is best for discounts?
It’s difficult to say categorically which day is better for discounts because the answer depends on what you’re looking to buy.
There’s always plenty of deals on tech.
Top Black Friday deals
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