Wal-Mart workers plan to protest on Black Friday - USA
ChainStoreAge.com - Nov 17th 2014, 09:48
Arkansas - For the third consecutive year, Wal-Mart workers at about 1,600 stores are prepping to protest on Black Friday to demand better wages and benefits.
According to pressure group OUR Wal-Mart, the protestors are demanding a $15/hour wage and consistent full-time hours.
This marks the third year that Wal-Mart employees and their supporters will demonstrate against the world’s largest retailer. In 2012, protests were held at about 1,200 stores in 46 states and approximately 30,000 people participated.
Last year, protests occurred at some 1,500 stores and involved “tens of thousands” of participants, according to the group.
Takealot and Superbalist to launch new annual event - The Ultimate Checkout
18/07/2019 - 14:01
In line with international trends and following on the success of Black Friday, the Takealot Group is once again leading the charge with a first-of-its-kind shopping event in South Africa.
2 out of 3 South African consumers participated in Black Friday - consumer expert
11/04/2019 - 09:14
Data shows that 2 out of 3 South African consumers participated in Black Friday shopping at some point, according to Isana Cordier, sector head for consumer goods and services, corporate and investment banking at ABSA.
Is #BlackFriday affecting SA’s December retail trade?
19/03/2019 - 09:37
South Africa has seen the Black Friday sales phenomenon grow exponentially in recent years, quickly entrenching itself as a major calendar event on the local retail and shopping scene. The Black Friday sales bonanza, which takes place towards the end of November, is now bigger in SA than ever before. It is a boon for retailers, shopping centres and consumers. However, is Black Friday an emerging threat for the traditional December festive season sales boom?
Black Friday boosts November’s retail sales
16/01/2019 - 14:12
Consumers came under pressure in 2018, with the first VAT hike in two decades and steep fuel price increases.
A disappointing Black Friday for in-store retailers
20/12/2018 - 10:54
Most retailers had high expectations of bumper sales on Black Friday, November 23, but data from retail management platform Vend shows that that in-store retail spending decreased from 2017 with a 10% drop in spending and a 2% drop in sales volumes.