Large retailers USA record a significant drop in consumer excitement in this “black Friday” compared with previous years.
In the afternoon in a large shopping center Macy’s-there was no queue, most of the customers were foreign tourists, reports the correspondent of UKRINFORM.
According to CNBC, the fall of the hype is due to the fact that online shopping this year introduced discounts earlier – a week before Halloween. After thanksgiving that starts the holiday season came to the end of the month, and this period will be shorter than usual.
Another reason more and more purchases are made online.
According to the company, Adobe Analytics, which monitors the operation 80 of the 100 most popular online retailers in US, sales in the “black Friday” through the Internet will reach $7.5 billion, 20.5% more than last year. Only on thanksgiving, which was preceded by a Friday, online sales jumped 17% to $4.1 billion, reports CNBC.
The employee of the Ukrainian Museum in new York Marusya Plesac born in this town, too, making purchase in the season discounts only via the Internet. “Ordered a few sweaters and pants – all for two hundred dollars, – she has told to the correspondent of UKRINFORM. – Without discounts I would have spent about $ 350.
“Neither I nor my wife in “black Friday” shopping I do not go, – said the employee of “Bank of America”, located near Macy’s-Jason Emly. The wife had ordered new shoes and some other products for Christmas, saving on discounts about $ 300″.
According to Amli, gaining popularity of “cyber Monday” – the day of the sale via the Internet on the first Monday after “black Friday”. He also confirmed that the day in large shops mostly tourists from other cities and countries.