Black Friday: Everything you Need to Know

So its that time of year again, when in just 2 days time it will be the UK’s (and formally the US) biggest shopping day of the year – Black Friday. Where nearly all the major retailers heavily lower the prices of much of their stock, making it the perfect time of year to stock up on presents for the gifting season of Christmas!

Last year in the UK alone, customers spent the hefty sum of £810m overall in online purchases alone, and then on Cyber Monday went on to spend a further £720m – making it clear that we Brits love ourselves a bargain! The retailers who won the Black Friday popularity contest last year were IKEA, and Toys R Us respectively, but who is predicted to win this year I hear you ask? Well, if you’re willing to fight tooth and nail, here’s how you too can find the perfect bargain in time for Christmas:


Amazon always deliver the goods (literally) on Black Friday, with whopping great deals scattered across all of their departments and having even cut the cost on Amazon Prime; its safe to say that this should be your go-to Black Friday bargain finder.


Having launched ‘Red, White and Blue Friday’ deals leading up to Black Friday, Argos are definitely encouraging you to spend. These offers having ran both in store and online, and if you’re looking to purchase something that is usually considerably pricey such an Xbox One or Samsung Galaxy Tablet, Argos is the place to get the lowest price possible.


Although Asda have exclusively said that they will not be taking part in Black Friday this year after the carnage it caused in recent years, they have instead instead offered a whopping £26m of discounts throughout their store. That means big savings for you, and luckily without the drama that usually happens on Black Friday!

Hopefully this gives you a little insight into what Black Friday will be like in just 2 days time. Here at Bloop, we hope that you find exactly what it is you’re looking for, at the lowest price possible!

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