Black Friday Archives - Inside Retail Asia

South Koreans spending more on Chinese online stores

South Koreans are spending more at Chinese online stores, according to credit-card spending data.

The rise and rise of online super sales

While the US formulated online super sales, such as this week’s Black Friday, Asia has adopted the concept with a vengeance.

Analysis: Black Friday UK shopping trends

This year’s Black Friday UK spend was the biggest ever, with almost half of consumers stocking up on bargains ahead of Christmas.

K-Pop stars to launch Korea Sale Festa 2016

K-Pop stars like 2PM, Shinee and Sistar will headline the ceremony for Korea Sale Festa 2016.

Black Friday has lost its power to wow shoppers

Black Friday may not prove to be the shopping bonanza US retailers are hoping for according to new data from retail research house Conlumino.

FedEx prepares for eCommerce boom

More than 17,000 FedEx team members in Asia Pacific are expecting a bumper retail season as Black Friday and 11.11 near.

In the trenches on Black Friday

Out the door at 6:36am on a rainy (what else) Seattle morning, I was already late for the Black Friday sales. Close on 24 hours late. What used to be a one day post-Thanksgiving Day ritual has snuck forward in recent years to form what the media are calling, Grey Thursday. Online Black Friday sales started days or even weeks earlier. Just like we’ve experienced “Christmas creep” with the silly selling season starting in September, retailers went as early as they dared to get the jum…

Asian shoppers can cash in on Black Friday

Shoppers in Asia can take advantage of the famous Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales thanks to a boom in international shipping. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are two of the biggest online shopping days of the year in the US. eCoupons.com, which offers free electronic coupons to thousands of online and brick and mortar stores, has created a directory of Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales for international shoppers. It created localised Black Friday and Cyber Monday websites: Austr…