Black Friday’s cheap thrills come at an inflated price

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Black Friday’s cheap thrills come at an inflated price

I’ve seen enough evidence to know price manipulation happens in the run-up to the buying frenzy

Consumer journalist

On the eve of Black Friday, @PhilaN91 tweeted: “Black Friday is the biggest scam.

“[I] audited a retail company which was slowly increasing its prices in the months leading up to Black Friday so that the discount on BF brings the price to what it would be at normal levels.

“Only stock which is slow-moving has real discounts. Stay woke.”..

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