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Big, bigger, biggest: Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Singles Day

Cyber Monday is online retailers’ response to the bricks-and-mortar marketing push of Black Friday. Online shopping is only set to increase, as smartphones and apps continue to capture more of the market. In the United States, the fourth Thursday in November is Thanksgiving, a public holiday recognizing the first harvest gathered by the colonists. The streets are quiet, the shops are closed and fa...[Read More]

A roundup of Huawei’s 2018 Black Friday deals

Although slightly late (MTN, iStore, PlayStation and Xbox have all already come to the party), Huawei has decided to join in the fun and announced the its specials for this Black Friday. We’re quite sure you’ve already got your credit card handy (as you’ve likely been making online purchases since a hair past midnight). But unfortunately Huawei doesn’t have any standalone special prices for handse...[Read More]

Get your Stuff Magazine subscription for 50% off this Black Friday

We know that there’s an awful lot going on today in terms of sales. And, not to be left out, Stuff Magazine is going to be joining the party this Black Friday. From today until 25 November, you can get a Stuff Magazine subscription for 50% off — what would normally run you R399 for ten issues of Stuff (that’s how many issues we put out a year) will now cost just R199.50. Again, u...[Read More]

Here are the Black Friday data deals from MTN

Let’s get down to business — here is what South Africans really want this Black Friday: cheap data. And MTN has just that coming to market tomorrow. Here’s the lowdown on MTN’s Black Friday deals. As expected, MTN’s deals will only be available from 23 November to 26 November (which is Monday). Anyone who’s due for an upgrade now, or are looking to sign up with the yellow network provi...[Read More]

These are iStore’s Black Friday deals

iStore has unveiled its Black Friday 2018 specials, and they include special pricing for everything from iPhones and Apple Watches to MacBooks and even DJI drones. If you’re not one to deal with crowds you’ll be pleased to know the iStore’s deals are available online on the day too. Another upshot is that the specials are available from Friday 23 November (D-day) to Sunday 25 November,...[Read More]

Watch The Lego Movie free on YouTube this Black Friday

On Friday (you know which one), YouTube is partnering up with Warner Brothers and The Lego Movie. Why, you ask? To give everyone access to a free version of The Lego Movie for Black Friday. The sequel of the infamous ‘Everything is Awesome’ singalong is on its way, and the trailer is already available. On Friday YouTube will allow viewers to watch The Lego Movie for free as part of a promotion for...[Read More]

Cell C is cutting the cost of subscribing to Black’s Binge Elite tier by 80% (for Black Friday)

We all know that, come next week, much of the country will be scrambling for a deal. The latest American transplant, Black Friday, kicks off on 23 November — a day when the brave go shopping and the smart stay home and buy online (and hope the servers stay up). Everyone’s going to be looking for a deal and Cell C hopes to give you one — the mobile service provider will be droppin...[Read More]

Singles Day shows China’s global retail power

Nov. 11, or 11/11, has been celebrated as Singles Day – a sort of anti-Valentine’s Day for single people – since 1993. Chosen because its date has four ones in a row, the holiday originated in China and has become the largest shopping day of the year, in both online and offline retail sales around the world. It’s a signal of shifting power in the global retail sales market, moving away from the U....[Read More]

Ready, set, go – Black Friday is here!

It’s that time of year again: Christmas decorations are hitting the shelves, stores are rediscovering their love for Boney M. and Michael Bublé, and retailers are already sending out their Black Friday marketing. Yes, it’s the start of the summer campaign season – the stretch from Black Friday to Christmas to Valentine’s Day, and right through until Easter, where the retail sector is at its ...[Read More]

Black Friday claims Takealot as site battles to cope with demand

Black Friday might be a traditionally American institution but it has crossed the ocean, first to the UK but eventually making its way to South Africa. It seems that the sales extravaganza claims a few victims every year — mostly shoppers — but this year it’s also claimed Takealot, in a manner of speaking. South Africa’s largest online retailer has been unable to take the s...[Read More]

This Black Friday get a year’s worth of Stuff Magazine for 50% off

Have you ever looked at someone doing something really, really crazy and thought: I’d like to do that? Us too, and one day we’ll nail that double backflip over a burning bus, but in the meantime we’re participating in something else: Black Friday. Instead of asking you to elbow people on the shop floor in the face, we’re doing that by offering 50% off a year’s subscri...[Read More]

Microsoft extends Xbox One Black Friday deal till the end of the festive season

Black Friday has come and gone, Cyber Monday has passed and yet… Microsoft doesn’t want it to be over. So much so that the company has decided to continue their Xbox One special until the end of the festive season. So if you missed snagged a Black Friday Xbox One, now’s your chance.  The 500GB unit will be retailing for R3,999, down from R4,999. These are the bundled Xbox One con...[Read More]

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