Black Friday starts all over the world
Enthusiastic Black Friday shoppers hurry to stores around the world to buy bargains when the festive shopping season starts.
The shopping madness, which originates in the United States where it marks the day after Thanksgiving, has started in Europe where customers were browsing the aisle in Great Britain, France and Germany this morning.
Some shoppers started their bargain hunting early, also in Brazil, where customers rushed to get hold of the ultra high definition TV & # 39; s from Samsung.
There were also crazy scenes in South Africa, where some shoppers had to resort to a door opening bundle, and in Uganda, where a woman apparently was taken away on a stretcher.
However, there is also opposition to the proliferation of shopping, including in France, where activists today tried to block a shopping center in Paris and legislators are considering a ban.
Amazon workers strike in Germany and a protest stating that & # 39; consumerism equals climate crisis & # 39; was hanged in Madrid.
Black Friday scrambling: shoppers in Sao Paulo, Brazil, picked up ultra high-definition TVs at a supermarket last night while they hunted for bargains for bargains
Customers browse the Macys department store in New York last night while the Black Friday frenzy began
The Black Friday craze has also come to Germany, where people are seen this morning at the Media Markt electronics store at Alexanderplatz in Berlin
Large items are packed in shopping carts in a store in Englos, northern France, while enthusiastic customers welcome Black Friday
In Uganda, a woman apparently had to be taken away on a stretcher during a Black Friday scrambling
In London, shoppers stood in line this morning before dawn for JD Sports in Oxford Street looking for bargains
Shoppers are waiting yesterday to enter the Macys department store in New York, while the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States is giving way to the Black Friday store
There were crazy scenes in South Africa where some shoppers had to resort to a door opening bundle
Protest: there was some opposition to Black Friday today, also in Spain, where this Greenpeace banner with & # 39; consumerism = climate crisis & # 39; was hanged in Madrid
The advertising push of Black Friday has also been extended to Cyber Monday and a so-called & # 39; Black Week & # 39; in different countries.
In the Czech Republic, an electronics chain encourages shoppers to & # 39; Make Black Friday Great Again & # 39; in an advertisement with the characteristic red cap by Donald Trump.
In Italy, however, Black Friday falls outside the strictly defined schedule of the season for when winter store sales can be held.
In France, a & # 39; Block Friday & # 39; protest started today in Paris where shoppers tried to block a shopping mall and a few dozen demonstrators gathered at dawn outside an Amazon office.
Their manifesto says: & The planet is burning, oceans are dying and we still want to consume, consume and therefore produce, produce – until we eradicate all living things? We will not betray our children for a 30 percent discount! & # 39 ;.
The Russian consumer watchdog also issued a long statement with tips to prevent you from being fooled, such as checking if prices have been increased before Friday to make deals look good or if delivery costs are too high.
People struggle to get hold of ultra high definition TV & # 39; s in a store in Sao Paulo while Black Friday comes to Brazil
A sign for Black Friday sales promises customers a three-for-the-price-of-two deal in a store in Caen, northwestern France
This morning a shopper can be seen in the Auchan store with posters that advertise some Black Friday offers
Confetti kills customers and staff in a supermarket in Sao Paulo, where people are in a hurry to buy high-definition TV & # 39; s
People shop during Black Friday deals at the consumer electronics store Media Markt in Berlin on Friday morning
Shoppers reach television sets in Brazil, where Black Friday ads were plastered in this store in Sao Paulo
People buy televisions in a supermarket in Sao Paulo last night, while Black Friday shopping starts in Brazil
Macys in New York opened on Thanksgiving at 5 p.m. yesterday for thousands of Black Friday shoppers
People are holding high definition TV sets in a store in Sao Paulo yesterday when the bargain hunt started on Black Friday
A Media Markt store in the center of Berlin is adorned with advertisements from Black Friday, including televisions in a row
The cash register & # 39; s in this supermarket in Sao Paulo are decorated with the words & # 39; Black Friday & # 39; to encourage bargain hunters
American shoppers started Black Friday at the beginning of Friday, shown here with electrical goods in a Best Buy store in Chicago
A shopper in France inspects a sign that says 20 percent off is now 50 percent off for Black Friday
People search for discounted televisions in a store in Sao Paulo, some customers take photos of the bundle
On a mission: shoppers are holding Macys carrier bags as they walk through Manhattan yesterday looking for Christmas offers
Some residents of Los Angeles decided to leave their turkeys in the oven and instead went to nearby shopping centers to redeem Black Friday sales
This customer couldn't hold back his excitement about buying a brand new 4K TV on Black Friday in Walmart Bentonville, Arkansas.
Aisles of electronic goods are ready for customers today in a Black Friday sale near Alexanderplatz in Berlin
Shoppers in Los Angeles, California pictured on Aeropostale on Thanksgiving evening for a night of shopping
Shoppers are waiting for Thanksgiving in the United States at 5 p.m. yesterday to enter the Macys department store