The international Black Friday shopping trend is catching on in Barbados in a big way with retailers launching major promotions and shoppers heading to stores looking for deals.
President of the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Anthony Branker, tells Starcom Network News that local businesses are increasingly looking to the Black Friday craze to boost sales.
Businesses are also gearing up for Christmas shopping.
President of the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Anthony Branker.
Some businesses in Barbados opened from as early as 6am to start their Black Friday sales.
Our reporter Ricardo Roberts was on location when Cost U Less opened their doors just before six o’clock.
Shoppers at Cost U Less at Weclhes. St. Thomas
Lourianne Graham Carter visited Big Tang’s retail store and Bargain’s Aladdin.
Later in the morning customers were out in large numbers at businesses such as Courts Furniture Store in Bridgetown.
Branch Manager Irma Clarke told Starcom Network News their door buster items on sale were sold out within 2 hours.
Manager of Courts Furniture Store in Bridgetown Irma Clarke