Black Friday Goes Global – Amazon, Asda and More Confirm UK Sales

Black Friday Goes Global - Amazon, Asda and More Confirm UK SalesBlack Friday is going global this year – or at least making its way over the pond to the UK. Once again, the American way of life seems to have rubbed off on our chums from Great Britain where in what could be the first recorded instance, Black Friday fever has gripped a large chunk of the population.

Amazon in particular is extending its Black Friday push to UK shores, having announced a series of incredible limited-time-only deals kicking off around Thanksgiving. The PlayStation 3 for example will be down in price by up to 40%, while some of the year’s biggest toys and games will be thrown out for pennies.

And Amazon won’t be alone either, as some of the biggest names in UK retail like John Lewis and Asda have also confirmed their participation in Black Friday 2013.

Of course, others remain typically British in their refusal to budge and will not give Black Friday the time of day. Others however are showing resistance to the big High Street day itself, but instead planning to launch some serious deals for Cyber Monday – the day on which Black Friday hits the online retail industry.

“Black Friday has become an integral part of the Christmas calendar for UK shoppers,” said Christopher North of Amazon, stating that over £200million was spent on the event by the firm last year.



Try these:

Mercedes-Benz and Tesla Partner for Electric Car
Latest AT&T Promo Shaves $100 Off Top-Tier Smartphones
BBM Not Coming to iPad and Android Tablets - Smartphones Only For Now
Chevrolet Confirms 2014 Corvette Stingray Price and Spec for UK - £61,495 and Up
2014 Audi TT Leaner, Lighter and Just Plain Lovelier
2014 Volkswagen Scirocco Spotted in the Wild – No US Launch Planned
2014 Corvette Stingray Rolls Out By the Truckload – A Stunning Sight
2014 Jeep Cherokee Facing Further Launch Delays – Transmission Issues Reported
Toyota’s Recent Recall Total Tops 2.2 Million – 885,000 Vehicles At Risk of Airbag Deployment
Chrysler's RAM Donates $1 Million to FFA – Year of the Farmer Goes on
2015 Subaru WRX Peeks Auto Ahead of LA Auto Show Debut
2015 Ford F-150 Gets Sighted, Pickup Borrows from Atlas Concept
Fiat Ottimo Will Represent Dodge Dart Hatchback for Chinese Market
Four Wheeler Awards 2014 Range Rover Sport as Four Wheeler of the Year
2015 Chrysler 200 Spotted Sans Camouflage before Detroit Debut
Orange Confirms Second Security Breach – Loses 1.3 Million Users’ Data
McLaren’s Take on Affordable – $200,000 P13 Confirmed for 2015 Launch
Cadillac Makes Lofty Claims of 70 MPGe on Plug-in CT6