News in Review Wednesday 30th November 2022 - DGS Chartered Financial Planners
News in Review Wednesday 30th November 2022

News in Review Wednesday 30th November 2022

On Friday, retailers received a boost from deal-seeking shoppers who defied fears of a dampened event to spend more than in 2021. Amid inflationary pressures and cost-of-living concerns, Black Friday – historically the biggest online spending day before Christmas – saw a 3.2% increase in transactions, according to Barclaycard Payments. Footfall also increased and a record was broken for transactions-per-second between 12pm and 1pm.