5 things to expect from Black Friday

This Friday marks one of the biggest shopping days of the year. Is Christmas really coming early for Britain's retailers? Here's what they can expect.

by Arun Kakar

Bargain hunters have their credit cards ready. The holiday season kicks off this week with Black Friday - one of the biggest shopping days of the year.

'You have to join in with Black Friday but it’s not a trend I particularly enjoy,’ admits Ted Baker founder Ray Kelvin. ‘The Americans brought us over Halloween in a big way and now we have Black Friday – I think the second one is scarier!’

Are retailers right to be fearful? Here's what we can expect from Black Friday:

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