Thousands of Iranians have flocked to the eastern province of Van to benefit from discounts amid the Black Friday shopping days that started on Nov. 26 and will last until the weekend.
Causing a "Black Friday crowd" at the Kapıköy Customs Gate in the province's Saray district, many Iranians filled shopping centers and shops in the city.
In November 2020, Google search interest for the term “Black Friday” fell almost 40 percent short of the 2019 level
November's shopping spree is expected to boost the sales of both physical and online retailers by as much as 60 billion Turkish Liras (around $6.2 billion).
Retailers are keenly waiting for the Singles' Day on Nov. 11, the "Legendary Friday" on Nov. 26 and the Cyber Monday on Nov. 29.
Legendary Friday is the Turkish equivalent of Black Friday.
Φθινοπωρινές εκπτώσεις 2021: Πότε «πέφτουν» Black Friday και Cyber Monday
With retail experiencing its second lockdown in a year, representatives of big chains and smaller businesses alike are insisting that stores must open as soon as possible with strict measures in place, as courier companies and e-shops are finding it increasingly difficult to meet the increased demand.
Ιστορικό ρεκόρ τζίρου στις online αγορές της φετινής Black Friday