Black Friday is one of the hottest shopping season of the year and it is a good time to go shopping, especially for gadgets.
People shop for different things during Black Friday season and this site here has made a list of top 10 things to buy during Black Friday. As you would expect gadgets topped the list.
Black Friday is the name given to the Friday after Thanksgiving Day (the fourth Thursday in November) and it usually mark the beginning of the Holiday shopping season.
It was originally called Black Friday because so many people went out to shop that it caused traffic accidents and sometimes even violence. The Philadelphia Police Department coined the phrase to describe the mayhem surrounding the congestion of pedestrian and auto traffic in the downtown area. [Source].
Some people also use the Black Friday period as a way of making extra income because they buy a lot of items at hugely discounted prices to resell them at normal prices after the Black Friday promotions.
The two biggest ecommerce sites in Nigeria (Jumia and Konga) both offer mouth watering deals during Black Friday.
For instance, during last year’s Jumia Black Friday, there were about 100,000 thousand deals up for grab with up to 90% discount and millions of people participated in the promotion.
Similar thing can be said for Konga Black Friday.
Many top brands in Nigeria like Infinix participate in the yearly Black Friday deals.
This year Black Friday is drawing closer, and as new phones are being launched, it may be wise to wait till November to change new phone in order to get it at the best possible price.
Have you ever purchased any item on Black Friday? What was you Black Friday experience and how are you planning for this year’s Black Friday sales?