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SA "Black Friday" sales expected to rise 30% year-on-year

18/10/2019 - 12:50

South African businesses have begun preparing for what looks to be another bumper Black Friday trading day, with sales predicted to be up 30 percent from last year, online largest payment service provider PayGate said. 

South Africa has like several other countries adopted "Black Friday", the informal name for the day after Thanksgiving in the United States which marks the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. This year, it will fall on November 29. Data from retail tracker Black Friday Global shows interest in Black Friday deals in So... 


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