Last updated on March 10th, 2023 at 08:36 am
Black Friday is a term used for the Friday following Thanksgiving in the United States (US). Black Friday often falls in November. Several countries across the world support Black Friday. It marks the start of the Christmas shopping season and stores give bumper discounts to customers. More than 130 countries celebrate their own versions of Black Friday. The popularity of Black Friday has reached many other countries.
Reportedly, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, China, Australia, Belize, Brazil, Costa Rica, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, South Africa, El Salvador, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Malta, Nepal, Nigeria, Niger and various other countries celebrate Black Friday.
Black Friday has grown its presence in Africa significantly. Almost half of the African countries observe Black Friday. It is a major shopping day in many countries.
When is Black Friday in South Africa?
Black Friday will be celebrated on Friday, November 24, 2023, in South Africa. Black Friday in South Africa is often considered a shopping observance day. It is not a public holiday in South Africa. However, people go to shopping malls to buy things. Stores and online shopping websites offer great discounts during the Black Friday sale.
South Africans can get great discounts at Shoprite, Checkers, Checkers Hyper, Checkers Foods and LiquorShop stores across South Africa with up to 50% off on everyday essentials, groceries, clothes and more.
South Africans do not celebrate Thanksgiving like the United States. However, they take advantage of shopping discounts. South African retailers offer great discounts to consumers. People purchase essential items during this time of the year.
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