Black Friday

Articles, news and advice on how small businesses can approach and manage the Black Friday sales day.

Employing & managing staff

Should small business employers be wary about Black Friday?

Here, Kate Palmer offers advice on getting internet policies in place and dealing with employees that may have called in sick for Black Friday.

Finding and selling to customers

Black Friday: How to gear up your online retail business

Andy Richley explores the measures you must take to have a successful Black Friday as an online retail business.


Businesses misleading consumers with Black Friday discounts

Half of products ‘on offer’ were actually cheaper in the months before or after Black Friday, research finds.

Finding and selling to customers

Answer the phone to get those tills ringing this Black Friday

Paying attention to online reviews and utilising a good strategy for managing websites and phones is the best way to maximise sales during Black Friday, says Reuben Singh.

Finding and selling to customers

Black Friday will prove online shopping isn’t killing the high street

As traditional retailers grapple with the realities of modern marketing, online-only businesses are beginning to venture into the physical world, says Elizabetta Camilleri.

Finding and selling to customers

Five ways retailers can beat the Black Friday price war 

Severe discounting can crush profit margins, so here's how to approach the upcoming price war at Black Friday and Christmas.

Masterclass Series

Open Banking

Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, explores the benefits of Open Banking for small and medium-sized businesses

Partner content

PayFit raises €254M to continue transforming in-house payroll for SMEs

Now valued at €1.82B, PayFit aims to strengthen its position in its current markets

Masterclass Series

Green finance

Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, walks us through the 'green boom' in eco-friendly businesses along the growth of green finance

Masterclass Series

The funding landscape

This article from Tracc looks at the changing funding landscape and how business owners can improve their chance to secure funding themselves