November 16, 2016 | 6years | NEWS AND INTEREST
Many products promoted as ‘on sale’ last year were actually cheaper before or after event, according to Which? investigation
Shoppers are being warned that Black Friday deals might not live up to the hype, after an investigation found that many products promoted as being “on sale” last year were actually cheaper before or after the event.
Currys and AO are singled out by Which?, the consumer group, which claims they may have broken government guidelines by inflating the “was” price to make promotions look more appetising.
“Consumers should be wary of claims of massive savings this Black Friday as they may not be as spectacular as they seem,” said Pete Moorey, the head of campaigns at Which?. “Shoppers might be surprised to learn that only half of Black Friday deals are actually cheapest on Black Friday.”
To continue reading this article follow the link: theguardian.com
You are now departing from the regulatory site of Financial Services Scotland Limited. Neither Financial Services Scotland Limited or Personal Touch Financial Services Limited is responsible for the accuracy of the information contained within the linked site.