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Why is Black Friday so big in the UK?

What is Black Friday, and why is it such a big thing here in the UK in 2017? Here’s all you need to do in an easy-to-digest infographic form.

Black Friday is one of the biggest events in the consumer calendar, where retailers slash prices on a wide selection of goods in order to shift stock. It all began over in the USA, yet here in the UK it’s now just as big. Not to mention just as well celebrated by retailers, with online sellers of all descriptions getting involved.

Although called Black Friday, these sales tend to stretch on for a good week or longer, giving us all a chance to bag plenty of bargains before the time is up. Here’s all you need to know about Black Friday now that the sales have once again kicked off in the UK, as well as some of the biggest bargains you might be able to find out there on the interwebs.