Black Friday stun gun family fun took place at a shopping mall in Philadelphia when two women started fighting in the mall’s concourse area. The stun gun incident was filmed on a cell phone camera and it shows just how passionate shoppers can be while trying to get the best bargains, or in this case, move their baby from one shop to another. The video of the incredible event can be seen at the end of this article.
Black Friday violence erupted across the United Kingdom as Walmart-owned Asda stores promised huge savings on electronic goods and then limited purchases to one per family. This was not the only reason for the clashes between shoppers and staff at the retail outlets. Asda was offering up to 70 percent off on selected items and when the stores’ doors opened at 8 a.m. excited consumers stripped some shelves bare in two to three minutes.
Like many other American “traditions” Black Friday has come to the United Kingdom and the PS4 Launch started at midnight in Game stores across the country coinciding with the “new” marketing tradition. While many publications in the UK have questioned the wisdom of English retailers aping American stores and their “official” Christmas shopping period, gamers came out in force Thursday night to line up for the Sony next gen console launch.
With Black Friday just around the corner, Walmart workers have already started the groundwork for yet another strike at a Walmart near you. November 29 is this years Black Friday and store associates have planned another day of disruption and stoppages for the company. Walmart is not alone in the fight for fair wages. Other retail chains have joined the fight, including Target, Best Buy and Macy’s.
Not since the miniaturizing of the cell phone has the world seen such a significant life changing creation as experienced with Twitter. The microblogging site has enabled average citizens to broadcast real time news; live tweets during events; and create instant scandal among the rich and famous. Like the cell phone, it is hard to imagine living without Twitter.