Sun. Jun 13th, 2021
Black Friday or Cyber Monday

Black Friday and Cyber Monday? Many people have been having questions about which way to go about their shopping specials this year because the global pandemic is changing the new normal. Many studies have shown that In 2020, shopping is more virtual than ever, with deals coming earlier in November for Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

While experts are predicting that more online shopping will be done from now until the end of the year, at the same time, the pandemic has driven more working from home and more cyber threats in the public and private sectors.

Many companies are struggling with the question of how can they manage Black Friday during the coronavirus pandemic. Remember that the South African government has promised to shut down any shop to be found violating the civid19 rules.

Black Friday, the term is given to the Friday after Thanksgiving, has a history of attracting large crowds of people because of the extreme products on sales.

We have since been advising people to avoid crowded areas and long lines in stores, this will save you time and energy. What you need is a mobile device and internet connectivity, when its time to shop for the Black Friday deals, you can then shop from the comfort of your couch or bed. And pay attention to specific shop deals, some shops have Black Friday deals for the entire month, there is absolutely no need to rush to shops for things you really don’t need.

 

Thake notes that criminals are not only found at the corner or some ditch somewhere, criminal activities are also common online too. You need to be cautious of certain things. here are Security Tips for Online shopping:

  • Stick to shops you know and, preferably, have shopped with before.
  • Do thorough Research a retailer or shop you haven’t purchased from before
  • Never commit to a deal that seems too good to be true.
  • Refrain from using public Wi-Fi to make any money transactions, or use a VPN to avoid hackers intercepting your information.

All the best with your shopping.