What Changed Black Friday Amid COVID-19 in the UK

What Changed Black Friday Amid COVID-19 in the UK

With the U.K., Germany and France entering a second lockdown in November – and the U.S. still facing social distancing, curfew and stay-at-home rules across varying states – the Black Friday we know and love is looking quite different in 2020. In the U.K., Black Friday and Cyber Monday were predicted to generate £6 billion in sales before national lockdowns were announced, according to a report by Finder.com. Now, with the “Golden Quarter” of retail facing lockdowns across November in the U.K., Black Friday’s predicted sales value is now £4.7 billion – a deficit of £1.2 billion. With the overall ‘Lockdown 2.0’ costing U.K. retail £2 billion a week (Charged […]