/ 26 November 2021

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Image source: Unsplash
Image source: Unsplash

Nothing screams ‘it’s a month before Chrissy’ than the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales. Not doing it for you? Consider this: it’s now the biggest event on the Aussie shopping calendar. That happened last year when the traditional Boxing Day sales slipped into #2 place behind the American import. ANZ senior economist Adelaide Timbrell said Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales were up 50% in 2020 on the year before. “We’re not expecting another 50% increase, but we do have the perfect storm of no one having travelled overseas this year, lots of household savings to draw upon and a resilient labour market.” That means retail analysts ​​expect we’ll put $5.4 billion worth of bras, undies, and that-yellow-shirt’s-not-in-my-colour-but-it’s-so-cheap through virtual and real checkouts over the 4 days. May the odds be ever in your favour…

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