retailers need to bear in mind the Black Friday Backlash

So Black Friday has been and gone.  What interested me wasn't the enthusiasm with which UK retailers adopted this previously Stateside event, the clunky marketing that accompanied it or the depressing and predictably aggressive actions of some bargain hunters. What really surprised me was two things; firstly just how high awareness of the event now … Continue reading retailers need to bear in mind the Black Friday Backlash

SherlockLives on BlackFriday

So in the last 48 hours I've been asked to explain what Black Friday is by my sister, the yard manager at the stables, the lady who does my nails, approx 16 focus group respondents and my Dad. Asda have clearly had a very busy and successful day with their enthusiastic embrace of USA-style Black … Continue reading SherlockLives on BlackFriday