Although the Black Friday, or Black Friday, is traditionally held on the last Friday of November to kick off the Christmas season, Venezuelan businesses decided to advance discounts and promotions for this weekend. This in order to take advantage of the week of easing of the quarantine decreed to prevent the spread of covid-19.
From Friday November 20 to Sunday 22, the country’s main shopping centers, as well as many other businesses, will make the long-awaited year-end offers available to their customers.
In social networks, establishments such as the Sambil shopping center, Galerías Los Naranjos and Boleita Center indicated that They will be open from 9:00 in the morning and they promised great surprises for users.
The director of the Venezuelan Chamber of Shopping Centers, Claudia Itriago, specified that the established schedule for shopping centers is from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. However, some of those establishments obtained permits to work only on Friday until 10:00 pm.
“This year we have high expectations, because we have been greatly affected by the issue of the closure and the pandemic, each shopping center is preparing to receive people this next week that is flexible,” said Itriago in an interview with Union Radio.
He asked consumers to enjoy the initiative but with the necessary security measures. In addition, he said that customers must be guarantors that the protocols that the shopping centers already have are complied with.
Electronics stores such as DAKA, IVOO, Venelectronics, among others, promotions started from Monday, November 16. Users on Twitter say that many have queues to enter due to limitations to avoid crowds.
The online shops They also took advantage of Black Friday to boost offers using platforms such as Instagram, Twitter and even from their WhatsApp accounts.
As for clothing, the president of the Venezuelan Chamber of the Clothing Industry, Roberto Rimeris, estimated that discounts should be around 50% onwards.
— CAVECECO (@CAVECECO) November 18, 2020
#BLACKFRIDAY I live very close to Daka, the queues for cars and people on foot to buy go around the entire sector. Impressive!
Parallel Venezuela 🤡
— Dani RusH 🛸 (@Danirushh) November 19, 2020