Dozens of people bravely lined up in front of their favorite store in Montreal on Friday in the rain to save good money on Black Friday.
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Some of them have been patient even since Thursday afternoon and spent the night under the stars to make sure nothing is missed.
“I want to buy my computer. I also asked our boss and he told me [je pouvais] I’m always working at 9am so come here, ”said the young man who met TVA Novelles on Friday.
In some places, such as Best Buy, the craze has nothing to do with the congestion it has experienced in the past, especially since the trader extended its discounts for several days from the start of the week. In some businesses sales continue even over the weekend.
Instead, many consumers turn to online shopping to take advantage of Black Friday deals. According to Philip Richard Bertrand, co-founder and partner of Amplifio Strategies, eight out of 10 people shop on the web.
Many people turn to online shopping for Black Friday deals. According to Philip Richard Bertrand, co-founder and partner at Amplifio Strategies, 8 out of 10 people shop on the web.
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