Shoprite and Checkers will launch Black Friday deals early this week, including discounts of up to 50% on everyday essentials.
In response to Covid-19, Shoprite and Checkers supermarkets will offer early Black Friday deals for the first time and extend them longer, to give customers more time to plan and shop, and to avoid overcrowding, a said the Shoprite group.
He added that offers will be made on groceries, electronics, small appliances and a number of other items.
The first batch of first Black Friday deals available to Xtra Savings members at Shoprite, Checkers and Checkers Hyper will be available on the following days:
- Shoprite – the first Black Friday offers valid from 20 to 22 November 2020;
- Ladies – Early Black Friday offers: valid from 23 to 24 November 2020;
- Ladies Hyper – valid from 23 to 27 November 2020.
Shoprite and Checkers will post additional Black Friday deals in due course, while Xtra Savings members will be notified. Some offers will also be exclusive to members, he said.
Retailers are also bracing for an influx of shoppers on Black Friday itself, which falls on Friday, November 27.
“Strict hygiene and disinfection protocols will be in place to help protect customers and employees to the extent possible, including the use of face masks, hand sanitizer, social distancing and entry. limited if necessary to avoid overcrowding.
“Additional security measures will also be used,” he said. You can find out more about the Black Friday deals at Shoprite and Ladies on their respective websites.
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