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Black Friday: The Asda Cheerleaders Fight To The Death Over Underwear At Victoria’s Secret

It’s Black Friday, the day when shops seduce shoppers with bargains.

Two faces of the show:

1. Cheerleaders at the Asda store in Wembley, north west London during Black Friday.





2. Victoria’s Secret, Liverpool.

The morgue:

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Posted: 28th, November 2014 | In: Money, Reviews, The Consumer | Comment

Black Friday Shoppers Stepped Over Dying Fallen Herd Member

WHEN Black Friday shopper Walter Vance collapsed dying, the other shoppers stepped over him.

The story goes that other shoppers at a West Virginia branch of Target failed to help Mr Vance. Doubtless they thought it a ruse cooked up by Mr Vance and a gang to delay the competitors’ gallop to the games consoles. They would keep their eyes on the prize.

This might be what he would have wanted. One thing Black Friday shoppers know is that they are in their herd. The old, frail and incapable are left to their own devices, flotsam on the shop floor Serengeti as the gene carriers make their way to the lush pastures of cheap waffle irons and towels.

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Posted: 27th, November 2011 | In: The Consumer | Comment

Black Friday Crowds Attack Walmart: Amazing Videos Of Shoppers Going Mad On Pepper Spray

BLACK Friday is when America goes mad for shopping. Highhlights of the craziness were a Californian woman who squirted pepper spray to beat other shoppers to an Xbox 360.

“This was customer-versus-customer ‘shopping rage’,” police lieutenant Abel Parga told the Los Angeles Times.

At Walmart stores – where the beautiful people shop –  a man was shot by robbers in the car park outside the store in San Leandro, California store. At a Walmart in Kinston, North Carolina, security pepper sprayed the punters. One thing is certain: these are heady times of the pepper spraying industry. Also, bullets – there was a gunfight in the aisles at Fayetteville, North Carolina.

In Arizona a grandfather who tried to protect his grandson from stampeding Black Friday shoppers was hospitalised after a scuffle with police.

“They were fighting over bath towels on sale for $1.88, as ridiculous as that sounds,” Ohio Police Sergeant Jason Druckenmiller said. “A woman tried to get her hands on some towels when she was pushed from behind, and that’s when she came out swinging.”

Our pick is the fight in Arkansas for a $2 waffle iron.

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Posted: 26th, November 2011 | In: Key Posts, The Consumer | Comment