Until not too long ago, when we heard about 'Black Friday', it didn't sound familiar to us. This is the start of a special day that gives the kick-off to Christmas bargains where you can find lots of discounts. According to surveys, in a city like Barcelona, Black Friday is a total success. But, when is it this year? What are the best items to buy? Here we will explain.
Black Friday (the 'Viernes Negro', according to its literal translation into Spanish) is a typical American holiday that comes the day after Thanksgiving. Specifically, this date coincides every year with the fourth Thursday of the month of November, which this year falls on 23rd. Therefore, Black Friday 2017 will take place next Friday, November 24th throughout the world. So in actual fact, it's just around the corner!
Literally, anywhere. This is because more and more shops aim to give discounts on their products during Black Friday, so it is not difficult to find establishments that offer cheap goods. Obviously, Barcelona has many shopping areas, such as La Rambla, which offers the biggest discounts.
It should be noted that these Black Friday discounts tend to mainly focus on gadgets. Therefore, establishments such as MediaMarkt and Fnac will be preparing to break into the market on November 24th, and even before and after that date. This is due, fundamentally, to the fact that the influx of public is usually so great that the shops extend their offers to the previous days and the following weekend.
For its part, Black Friday 2017 can also be extrapolated to online shopping. Amazon, for example, is a company that has central warehouses in Catalonia and will also be heavily active on the event. This will also be true for many other companies. Therefore, they also represent a great option for all those who prefer to make their purchases from the comfort of their own homes and without suffering the hustle and bustle of such a special day.
Now that you know when Black Friday 2017 will take place in Barcelona and where you can buy everything you need, it's time to start thinking about how to organise your day in order to get the most out of it. After all, it is a unique opportunity to be proactive and save money towards your Christmas shopping.