2021 Black Friday is expected to generate a frenzy of shopping activity around the country, and no more so than at South Africa’s largest supermarket retailers.

Research conducted by the South African Council of Shopping Centres found that in 2021 the Black Friday promotion was dominated by supermarkets and electronic store sales that offered customers deals up to and over 50% off selected instore items.

Four of the country’s largest retailers have already launched a series of sales ahead of the big day:

Shoprite announced Black Friday deals in-store of up 50% off, while it also encouraged shoppers to download the Shoprite App for exclusive ‘one day only deals.

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Checkers announced Black Friday deals in-store of up 50% off, while it also encouraged shoppers to download the Shoprite App for exclusive ‘one day only deals.

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Pick n Pay said on Thursday that its catalogues have gone live ahead of Black Friday, including a ‘cellular’ catalogue with a host of mobile-related items on sale.

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Makro launched its Black Friday 2021 sale at the start of the month, running, from 07h00 on 01 November to midnight on 30 November.

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Game has unveiled its Black Friday 2021 deals for South Africa, which include big cuts on tech including TVs, decoders, gadgets, and laptops.

The Black Friday deals are only available in-store, and select Game stores are opening their doors at 00h01 on 26 November.

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