Black Friday is an informal name for the Friday following Thanksgiving Day in the United States, which is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November.
The day after Thanksgiving has been regarded as the beginning of America's Christmas shopping season since 1952, and stores in the US have traditionally slashed their prices by up to 90 percent..
It is normal now for stores to hold Black Friday sales that can last over the weekend, or in some cases, throughout the whole month of November. The phenomenon has gone global over the past few years, with countries around the world taking part in the shopping event.
Black Friday has been popular across Middle East, with number of deals and discounts from household goods and electronics to fashion, beuaty and leisure. Here are some amazing deals to look out for in the UAE.
Amazon offers up to 70 % off in their White Friday Sale up till Novermber 29. The offer is valid for wide range of brands, electronics, fashion and other kind of goods.
Supermarket chain Carrefour is offering a week-long 'every day is Fri-yay' sale between Sunday, November 24 and Saturday, November 30. As well as daily exclusive deals in store and online, the retailer will be slashing prices by up to 60 percent across household and garden goods.
Luxury retailer Ounass will be hosting Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals on Friday, November 29 and Monday, December 2. It will be slashing prices by up to 70 percent across a number of luxury brands, including Stella McCartney, Self-Portrait, Chloe, and DKNY.
Hight Street fashion retailer Namshi offers 50% across selected clothing, sport, footwear and more and addditionally 20% on everything else by using a code BN in the Black November Sale.
Noon.com is hosting its annual Yellow Friday sale between Sunday, November 24 and Saturday, November 30. The online retailer will have discounts of up to 80 percent across electronics, appliances, mobile phones, beauty, groceries and toys. It will also be dropping new deals each day throughout the day, and offering 10 percent back for purchases made on credit cards.
The online clothing retailer offers up to 80% on accross selected brands and extra 15% using a code EXTRA 15 in the White Friday Sale.
Sephora offers discounts on favourite beauty brands in the online exclusive Beauty Friday Sale from 25 % to 70%.