The consumer festival, Black Friday, is celebrated in twelve days, on November 24, And according to consumer organizations, it is advisable to prepare so that you do not get a false discount: you have to compare the prices of the products you want to buy to find out if they have reduced it.
November 24 is the date chosen for this year’s Black Friday, the pfirst Friday after the American holiday of Thanksgiving, in which great discounts will supposedly be, once again, the protagonists. But be careful, because ‘all that glitters is not gold’, according to the organizations.
Therefore, to know that the discount is real, you have to check in various physical and online stores the price of what you want to purchase for at least the last thirty days, according to Miguel Crespo, from the Consumer Federation, told Efe. and CECU Users.
When a product is offered on promotion or discount, It is mandatory that the reference price also appears next to that price.the lowest that has been applied to that product in the last month, or the discount percentage.
However, in practice this is not respected and the discount is not being calculated based on the cheapest price, according to studies carried out by the Organization of Consumers and Users (OCU).