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: