eBay announce 8 days of deals for Black Friday
eBay have announced they’ll be spreading the Black Friday shopping fever with eight days of deals running from Monday the 23rd of November until Cyber Monday, the 30th of November. Watch out for new offers going live at 8am every morning.
eBay are also predicting that nine million Brits will visit eBay UK on Black Friday with an unprecedented 25 items expected to sell every single second of the day.
If last year is anything to go by you’ll need to be fast as the best deals sell out quickly. Two thirds of of buyers are likely to be shopping for Black Friday deals via mobile devices, so whether they’re on their daily commute to work, waiting at the school gates or surfing from their couch they’ll be online grabbing the bargains.
Research from eBay has also revealed insight into the way Brits will shop this holiday season*:
Kids come first
Across the nation, Brits are planning on spending more on gifts for their children than anyone else this Christmas, with partners coming in second and parents third
Beds and sofa’s top shopping locations
When it comes to inspiration most Brits admit that their bed is the perfect place to dream up their Christmas shopping lists. Mobile shoppers also revealed that they would most likely purchase from the comfort of their living room sofa!
2015 Christmas gift budgets
The average shopper will part with a total of £208.94 in gifts, with women acknowledging that they spend more than their male counterparts. 78% of the fairer sex also admitted to leading the Christmas shopping for their household this year. Nearly half of women surveyed anonymously confessed to keeping a gift they had originally purchased for someone else!
Are people living in London Scrooges?
There’s also a regional split on Christmas spend. London residents will spend the least on presents (£181.22) in comparison to major regional cities. Liverpudlians are set to spend more on festive goodies than any other city in the UK – an average of £239.30 in 2015