Western Cape Agriculture Minister, Ivan Meyer, has called on all retail companies who benefited from Black Friday sales to support farm owners and farm workers.
US shoppers made more purchases online on Black Friday than in the mall – hurting traffic and sales at brick-and-mortar stores, according to data that offered a glimpse into what is still one of the busiest shopping days of the year.
The frenzy associated with Black Friday shopping was missing this year as US retailers offered earlier discounts and more consumers shopped online, though spot checks around the country showed traffic picked up after a sluggish morning.
Shops are open across the country as people race to get to special products on Black Friday.
The South African Communist Party (SACP) in the Free State has discouraged consumers from going out and spending their hard earned money on Black Friday.