Black Friday bargains give shoppers early Christmas present

24th Nov 2021

By Norman Macdonald

EARLY-BIRD shoppers can take advantage of the Black Friday bargains at the Braehead Centre as it opens two hours earlier than normal.

Store bosses throughout the malls are giving shoppers an early Christmas present by slashing prices, as Braehead opens its doors at 8.00am instead of the usual 10.00am on Friday, 26 November 2021.

The popular Currys electronics store in the Braehead Retail Park also opens at 8.00am – an hour earlier than usual.

Many retailers started their sales early this week in the run-up to the now-traditional ‘Black Friday’ bargain bonanza – and some will continue until the end of this month.

There are huge discounts available from a wide variety of stores at the Braehead Centre including up to 60 per cent off fashion at Joules; up to 50 per cent of jewellery stores Beaverbrooks and Thomas Sabo; up to 50 per cent off Unique Clinics treatments; up to 40 per cent off at Kids Cavern and Kiddie Boutique, while H. Samuel say they have offers that are better than half price.

Braehead Centre Director, Peter Beagley said: “Shoppers recognise that there are some fantastic offers on during Black Friday and beyond. This is encouraging them to get into top gear for their Christmas shopping.

“Fears of supply chain issues and a desire to beat the rush has meant shoppers are coming out early to do their Christmas shopping to make sure they get the gifts they really want for family and friends.”

Peter added: “We’re hearing that big ticket items like jewellery and watches are doing well this year and our new luxury concept Goldsmiths store had an exceptional first weekend since they opened last week.

“We’ve also seen our restaurants and cafes a lot busier this week as people combine ‘me time’, or meeting up with friends and family with their Christmas shopping.”

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