Digital Today – Thousands of people flock to Black Friday; happy executives with sales


Thousands of people took advantage yesterday of price reductions of 10-75% for Black Friday or Black Friday, which offered shopping malls and other businesses in Greater Santo Domingo.
Unlike previous years, the flow of buyers was lower yesterday, because there was a "pre-Friday", which was used by people to buy goods with less stress.
Shopping centers such as Ágora, Galeria 360, Megacentro and Distribuidora Corripio on Avenida John F. Kennedy and Plaza Lama on Avenida 27 de Febrero, registered a permanent flow of people since they opened their doors.

Executives at the store surveyed pointed out that Black Friday sales will exceed by more than 15% last year and that the offerings were tempting.
Lorenzo Lantigua, sales operations manager for Distribuidora Corripio on John F. Kennedy Avenue, said sales on Thursday were excellent and that yesterday's sales would end the same way.
"There are discounts ranging from 35 to 60%. The goal is to exceed 20-25% of sales last year and we will comply," he said.
The best-selling products were televisions, refrigerators and stoves.
Sharlin Tejada, deputy manager of Jumbo Avenue Luperon, said he had a 40% discount on textiles and appliances and certain credit card deals.
"We plan to increase sales by 15% over 2017. We expect to exceed expectations because we see a good flow," he said.

The most demanded items were clothing, followed by televisions, washers and fans.
Romina Vásquez, Ramos Group's public relations leader, said that "we have very good discounts in the area of ​​home appliances, as well as clothing, footwear, fashion, food and bazaar."
He indicated that a 40% discount remains on all clothing, footwear and underwear, and 50% discounts on selected products for men, women and children.

Pablo Alonso, general manager of appliances at Plaza Lama on February 27, pointed out that until noon sales were very active and had to open the store ahead of the time set by the large number of people who got up early.
"Discounts are higher than 60%, 45% of Plaza Lama in selected items plus 15% with the Reserve Bank card," he said.
In the square of the Now, the discounts arrive at 70%. At Casa Cuesta there was a 40% discount on blenders, toasters, microwaves, electric ovens, coffee makers and irons. At Claro, he offered 60% discounts on selected cell phones.
While in 360 Gallery they had discounts of up to 70% in their stores.
At Blue Mall, discounts ranged from 10 to 80%. Piruleta and Barone had up to 70% on selected goods.
Pro Consumer staff were placed in some stores, while military presence was observed in the squares.


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