Asda’s strategic withdrawal from Black Friday


 

Black Friday came, as most domineering capitalist ideas do, from the USA. It was the idea of some canny retailers, filling the public holiday void between Thanksgiving on the Thursday and the weekend; a holiday that bores the American public as much as Boxing Day does for us Brits. So why not shop? Then, it came over here…. Last year people went nuts for it. And why wouldn’t they? Massive discounts on big-ticket items just a month before Christmas? Which […]