Scottish Daily Mail

Black Fri­day’s vir­tu­ally as bad as vis­it­ing the shops

- Shopping · Black Friday & Cyber Monday

I WRITE this col­umn while wait­ing in a queue. For an hour and a half now, I’ve been pa­tiently hang­ing around, try­ing to get i nto a beauty store.

That it’s all online has done lit­tle to curb my frus­tra­tion, par­tic­u­larly as I have j ust been in­formed, via a jolly popup mes­sage, that there are 34,349 cus­tomers ahead of me. I ex­pect to gain ac­cess some­time around mid- Jan­uary.

More fool me for think­ing Black Fri­day would be slightly more tol­er­a­ble with­out the stress of in-per­son shopping...

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