Black Friday ‘like a kick in the guts’ say independent retailers forced to close during online shopping bonanza

Laveta Brigham

(Small Stuff) Black Friday has never exactly been popular with independent retailers, who can’t match the huge, often loss-making, discounts or the multi-million dollar advertising budgets of Amazon and other online giants. The latest instalment of the shopping bonanza could hardly have been more poorly timed, with thousands of independent […]