Thursday 8th Dec 2016 - Logistics Manager

Black Friday: 2.5m visits to Argos web site so far

Argos has had 2.5 million online visits since its Black Friday deals went live at 1 am this morning – and the numbers are growing, the retailer has said. The number of visits is over double the daily average.

The retailer has got over 900 Fast Track delivery vans on the road – and is currently offering same-day delivery across the UK. Argos has said that in the areas where slots are full, shoppers have been offered slots for the next few days.

700 out of 840 Argos stores were open at 6am – it said that shops are getting busier as the day goes on, with many customers picking up their Black Friday purchases.