Black Friday 2017 is starting early for some retailers.
"The vast majority of purchases still happen within four walls of a physical store", said Kelli Hollinger, director of Texas A&M's Center for Retailing Studies.
Even though the holiday is considered one of the most important in the country, being all about bringing families together and thanking for the great happenings in life, much of the population eagerly awaits for the day after - Black Friday. For a third year in a row, it will be closing its 151 stores on both Thanksgiving and Black Friday.
Cyber Monday has been identified the busiest day of the year for online shopping, and in 2017 it's expected to be Monday 27 November immediately following Black Friday.
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Josefine Stendhal, from Boras, Sweden, also likes to go to stores and try on her clothes, however, on Black Friday, she will be shopping online.
Argos has recruited an additional 10,000 seasonal workers to help serve millions of customers in its stores over the festive period.
Everything starts a little earlier than you may expect too, as the Black Friday offers actually begin on Wednesday 15th November and will last a fortnight, finally coming to an end on Wednesday 29th November, which is in the middle of Cyber Monday week incidentally. A participant in the Amazon Associates affiliate program, links provided by Black Friday Dealer to Amazon.com enable them to earn income. Lives are put in danger just because people feel the need to rush and trample over whomever stands in their way to grab hold of a product at a discount that they may not even need.
Simply put, Black Friday does not have to be as hysterical as it usually is.
But not to be outdone, Argos has announced it'll be adding more offers on top of the ones the retailer has already announced.
Despite the controversy about stores remaining open on Thanksgiving, 49% of American adults will shop that day, but more will be shopping online or via a mobile device, at 33%, than will be shopping in store, at 30%.
Argos is part of the Sainsbury's Group, one of the UK's biggest retailers of food, general merchandise, clothing and financial services through the Sainsbury's, Argos and Habitat brands.