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Why do we love Black Friday?

Why do we love Black Friday?

Today we see countless videos on the internet of Americans rioting in shops while fighting over televisions on Black Friday, but here in the UK, we’re only interested in catching some fast online deals. Where did Black Friday come from?…
Thousands set to ignore pound coin deadline

Thousands set to ignore pound coin deadline

October 15th signals the end of the round pound coin but thousands of shops are set to ignore the deadline imposed by the Royal Mint. As of midnight on October 15th the old pound coin will be withdrawn from circulation.…
Juicy Couture is Back

Juicy Couture is Back

The day has arrived, fashion fans: Juicy Couture is back in the mainstream. I know there are people who hoped that this day would never come but alas, the velour has returned and its prices seem to have rocketed.  Before…
Thursday Thought: Why Do Millennials Waste So Much Food?

Thursday Thought: Why Do Millennials Waste So Much Food?

With our desire for Insta-worthy food-snaps, unusual recipes and exotic ingredients millennials are undeniably obsessed with food. Being keen to try new things is making dieting more exciting than ever, but are there consequences to our food consumption behaviours? According…
Black Friday: The Good, The Bad and The Greedy

Black Friday: The Good, The Bad and The Greedy

Black Friday is a relatively new concept, only being introduced properly into the UK in 2010. But already, it’s successfully built up the reputation of being that one day of the year where it is acceptable for shoppers to fight…
A Day in the Life Of a Retail Worker

A Day in the Life Of a Retail Worker

EVER WONDERED WHAT IT IS LIKE TO BE THE ONE SCANNING THROUGH YOUR STUDENT SHOPPING? WHIPPING UP YOUR VANILLA LATTE? ANDREW DAVIES GIVES AN INSIGHT TO HIS RETAIL REALITY, SHOWING US WHAT LIFE ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE CHECKOUT…