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The US import hit the UK and hit it big, with plenty of savings to be made in the run up to Christmas. Money saving experts, My Voucher Codes, have come up with some handy tips to help you make the most of these sales and make sure you don’t find yourself buying something for the sake of it. With Christmas coming up and presents to buy, it’s the ideal time to pick up a bargain, even if we don’t get to enjoy a tasty thanksgiving feast here in the UK the day before.
People say Christmas sales start earlier and earlier each year, months before Christmas hits, tempting many to start their shopping months in advance. For savvy shoppers the biggest savings can be made during the Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend which means you can get all you gift buying done before December.
Traditionally a US-based sale, Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving. In the 1960s the term ‘Black Friday’ was coined to mark the kick-off to the Christmas shopping season. 'Black' refers to stores moving from the 'red' to the 'black', back when accounting records were kept by hand: red ink indicated a loss, and black ink, a profit.
Cyber Monday became popular around 2005. It came to the UK around 2010 when Amazon started offering discounts in the UK and it has grown in popularity since. However, with rock bottom prices there can be a lot of competition for the products, leading to sites crashing and some people left without. That’s why money saving experts www.myvouchercodes.co.uk have put together some handy tips to make the most of this weekend long sale.
Speaking about Black Friday Cyber Monday shopping phenomenon, managing director of My Voucher Codes Chris Reilly says, 'We have seen increases in people searching for discounts in the run up to the Black Friday Cyber Monday weekend with increased traffic as people look for a bargain for Christmas gifts or just for themselves.
'Electronics are popular choices such as TVs, laptops and mobile and tablet devices. However there are savings to be found across the board.'
Black Friday 25th November
Cyber Monday 28th November
The Monday after Black Friday normally sees retailers adding new discounts onto their sites for online shoppers. Although we have seen many deal go live online on Black Friday many places launch additional deals to coincide with Cyber Monday, so make sure you keep up to date with what your favourite retailers have to offer.
This article was supplied by My Voucher Codes, the leading voucher, coupon and discount deals website in the UK.