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Australian retailers pounce on Black Friday

Two weeks on from the largest event on the American retail calendar, US-based retailers are tallying up their share of the US$44.5 billion coughed up by some 154 million bargain hunters. But if Black Friday 2016 has made one thing clear, it’s that the borderless world of e-commerce has shipped the shopping holiday express to Aussie shoppers, who are increasingly using their wallets to vote in favour of pre-Christmas discounting. It’s not the first time Australians have flooded to the website