'Black Friday Deal Week' on course to be the busiest five consecutive days on record at Amazon.co.uk
November 24, 2011:
24th November 2011 – Amazon.co.uk's Black Friday Deals Week is drawing to a close with the final day of deals tomorrow – Friday 25th November – which is 'Black Friday' itself.
Tomorrow's deals will conclude five days of high discount, limited time, limited quantity deals on over 500 products with offers including 'Lightning Deals' with a limited quantity of a product being offered at a discount for a limited period of time.
"With deals on over 500 products and tens of thousands more items than last year, we're on track for Black Friday Deals Week to be the busiest five consecutive days of all-time at Amazon.co.uk," said Christopher North, Managing Director, Amazon.co.uk Ltd. "There have been some great bargains available to customers on everything from the latest home entertainment technology to everyday essentials, customers have already made millions of pounds worth of savings and there is still the final day for people grab a pre-Christmas deal."
Signed copies of One Direction's debut album 'Up All Night' were one of the most popular deals to date with all 500 copies selling out in under one minute.
Some of the great deals customers can look forward to tomorrow will include:
• KitchenAid Classic Stand Mixer
• Toshiba 40VL758B 40-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p LED TV with Freeview HD
• Scarface DVD
• Sony BDP-S570B 3D Blu-ray Player
• ghd Iconic Eras Glamour Limited Edition Gift Set with Gold Series Classic Styler Hair Straightener
Tomorrow's deals will also include a last chance to buy some of the great deals customers may have missed earlier in the week.
Some of the most popular deals so far during Black Friday Deals Week have included:
• Signed One Direction ‘Up All Night’ CD – 50% off
• Samsung 50” HD Television – 55% off
• Decleor Beauty Products – 40% off
• Philips Sonicare HX9332/04 DiamondClean Rechargeable Toothbrush – 40% off
• LOVEFiLM subscription – 70% off
• Family Guy Freakin’ Sweet T-Shirt – 50% off
• Canon PowerShot A3300 IS Digital Camera – 38% off
• Toy Story 1-3 Box Set – 50% off
• The Lion King Trilogy Triple Play – 50% off
Despite the success of Black Friday Deals Week, Amazon.co.uk expects its biggest single day in terms of items ordered to be Monday 5th December – Cyber Monday - with the highest volume of customer orders expected to be placed at 9pm. Last year, Amazon.co.uk took orders for over 2.3 million items on its busiest day (Monday 6th December).
Following the success of Black Friday Deals Week, Amazon.co.uk will continue great offers for customers across all categories from Saturday 26th November.
For further information please contact the Amazon.co.uk Ltd press office on 020 8636 9280.
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