UK retail sales to hit £2.6bn this Black Friday

UK consumers are set to bag a bargain this November. Research conducted by Opinium, on behalf of VoucherCodes, reveals that one quarter (25%) of shoppers are feeling positive about Black Friday.

Of those looking forward to the day of savings, 28% will purchase items they couldn’t otherwise afford, 16% intend to buy cut price Christmas gifts and one in five (21%) want to treat themselves to something special.

As the UK prepares for Christmas parties and home festivities some of the top items of shoppers’ Black Friday wish lists include; gifts (23%), followed by clothing, footwear and accessories (20%) and home electronics (16%).

Read more about this research here.