Tag Archives: BLACK FRIDAY

Cyber Monday to test limits of retailers’ websites as shoppers scour ...

11 November, 2018 5:46 pm 5:46 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters) – US shoppers who missed out on deals this past Black Friday are expected to flock to online sites Cyber Monday, testing the limits for some retailers that have been investing heavily on their e-commerce operations to stay relevant in a brutal space. Retailers across the country are fighting to entice people … Read More

Paris braces for second wave of protests over rising fuel costs

11 November, 2018 9:28 am 9:28 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of people will rally in Paris on Saturday against rising fuel costs and President Emmanuel Macron’s economic policies, the second weekend of “yellow vest” protests that have led to widespread national disruption. Security forces are concerned that people may infiltrate the demonstrations, escalating the crowd-control challenges. Around 30,000 people … Read More

Black Friday deals lure US shoppers, biggest sales gains online

11 November, 2018 9:04 am 9:04 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Shoppers across the United States snapped up deep discounts on toys, clothing and electronics both online and at stores on Black Friday, giving retailers a strong start to their make-or-break holiday season. A healthy economy and rising wages gave people the confidence to splash out on retailers’ annual raft of bargains. … Read More