Black Friday has a bad reputation for scuffles and unpleasantness, but it’s meant to be an annual shopping event to help people “save money”. It’s something UK retailers have imported from America, falling on the Friday after the Thanksgiving holiday in the US. But what we want to know is this: Is it worthwhile?
Like other American exports, such as David Hasselhoff, Halloween and going to see “movies” instead of “films”, Black Friday has had a mixed reaction as it’s crept into our national consciousness.
We’re divided in the MoneyAware team – Rory argues against it and James makes the case in favour.
But do you think it’s a waste of time or a good way to save money? Add your thoughts to the comments section once you’ve read the article…