Irish consumers set to spend big on Black Friday sales
Ebay estimates 1.1 million consumers will be spending a total of €142m over weekend
While the average spend over the weekend will be €251 per person, some 20 per cent of people have no interest in the sales.
Black Friday may be a relatively new phenomenon in Ireland but several forecasts indicate that Irish consumers have firmly embraced it with many planning to pick up bargains this week.
Online auction website Ebay estimates that one-third of Irish people plan to shop during the Black Friday and Cyber Monday period.