No bargain is worth the queues and criminals, say shoppers

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No bargain is worth the queues and criminals, say shoppers

A report on Black Friday flags reasons some South Africans may not be snapping up bargains this year

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Safety and security concerns, stock shortages, disappointing discounts, crowds and endless queues are some of the factors likely to turn South Africans off the Black Friday shopping extravaganza.

On November 29 retailers will, for the third year in a row, discount their items for Black Friday, an American shopping phenomenon that has been adopted by many countries including SA.

Financial services company PwC compiled a comprehensive Black Friday/Cyber Monday consumer report after surveying 1,000 SA adults...

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