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A word on Black Friday 2021: 70 years of existence

The 2021 edition will be a bit special: this year, Black Friday is celebrating its 70th birthday.

Because if the origin of this festival was initially intended to revitalize the American economy of the 1930s, the first mention of Black Friday in the press dates back to 1951. Already at the time, the expression of "Black Friday" meant the state of supermarkets invaded by consumers.

In the age of the Internet, physical stores will no longer be the only ones to be invaded.

On November 26, 2021, the date of Black Friday, merchant sites will also overheat.

These are the ones whose names you should remember depending on what interests you.

The must-see Black Friday platforms by category

General e-commerce platforms

  • Amazon 

    : essential, it now covers all areas.

    Amazon is developing exclusive products, such as its Alexa speaker or its Kindle e-readers.

  • Fnac 

    : Fnac lists the latest products of the moment, in particular in household appliances and tech.

    To be preferred to find safe values.

  • Darty 

    : along with Fnac, Darty is also one of the sites that allow you to quickly find the essential product of the moment.

    Its Good Deals page is a useful reference.

  • Boulanger 

    : this French reference includes a solid offer in high-tech, household appliances and household equipment.

  • eBay 

    : As a marketplace, eBay's prices are extremely competitive.

    A site to consider to have fun for less.

  • Cdiscount 

    : a site whose warehouses are located in France.

    Cdiscount offers fast deliveries and competitive prices.

  • Leclerc 

    : with its physical stores, Leclerc is one of the sellers always available near home.

    An address to remember, especially for textiles and books.

  • Carrefour 

    : like Leclerc, Carrefour hypermarkets have a solid offer available nearby.

  • Rue du Commerce

     : here is a leading site for tech and the connected home.

    You will also find DIY and gardening devices there.


  • Samsung 

    : This Korean brand, together with Apple, offers some of the best smartphones in the world.

    Its range also includes tablets, connected watches, etc.

  • Huawei 

    : in a few years, this Chinese company has come to compete with the leaders in high-tech.

    Its smartphones and other devices are found in all price ranges.

  • Xiaomi 

    : This Chinese giant has brought some of the best value for money to the smartphone industry.

    It is also positioned in other categories, such as electric scooters.

  • Acer 

    : a sure bet for office automation, Acer offers perfect screens and computers for professionals and individuals alike.

The fashion

  • La Redoute

     : historic French brand, La Redoute offers men's, women's and children's fashion as well as household equipment.

  • Asos 

    : the Asos brand designs trendy clothes.

    It is particularly popular with young people.

  • Nike 

    : sports brand par excellence, Nike designs clothing renowned for their quality.

    It equips women, men and children.

  • Running 

    : this brand lists all the major sports brands, such as Adidas, Nike or Puma.

    A name to remember to find your sports accessories.

  • Galeries Lafayette

     : we no longer present the Galeries Lafayette, whose ready-to-wear is oriented towards luxury.

  • Printemps 

    : committed to a fairer world, the clothes offered by Printemps showcase new ways of dressing.

    To be preferred to find new ideas.

  • Sandro 

    : In addition to ready-to-wear, Sandro also offers shoes, bags and accessories.

    Its range includes many second-hand items.

The House

  • ManoMano 

    : this site has become a reference for people wishing to equip themselves less expensive.


    : in addition to DIY, BUT includes a wide range of furnishings, allowing you to completely personalize your interior.

  • Conforama 

    : essential for household appliances and other household equipment, Conforama offers very good value for money.

  • Dyson 

    : with its cyclonic technology, Dyson offers vacuum cleaners that do not lose suction.

    Efficient devices designed to last as long as possible.

  • Castorama

    : the


    site is always rich in good tips.

    Its range dedicated to DIY is exceptionally diverse.

The beauty department

  • Marionnaud 

    : this brand lists all the big names in cosmetics, such as Guerlain or Chanel.

  • Lancôme 

    : some of Lancôme's fragrances are world famous.

    The brand offers packs forming the perfect Christmas gifts.

  • Yves Rocher 

    : for body and face care, Yves Rocher remains the reference to remember.

  • Dr Pierre Ricaud

     : this specialized site offers products known for their effectiveness and for being more respectful of the body.


  • Fnac 

    : generalist site, Fnac includes the latest gaming news.

    It will be necessary to think of making a jump there to discover the last news of the video game.

  • Micromania 

    : a brand entirely specialized in gaming.

    Besides games and consoles, the site has goodies, continually bringing new gift ideas.

  • Carrefour 

    : if Carrefour remains a general store, it also offers video games at very good prices.

  • Leclerc 

    : Leclerc also has games and gaming accessories.

    Some titles are available for pre-order.

  • Amazon 

    : in the video game sector alone, Amazon has thousands of references, including the latest games of the moment.


  • RED by SFR 

    : with its non-binding plans, RED by SFR is aimed at people wishing to cancel at any time.

  • SFR 

    : among the great French leaders, there is SFR, which also offers Internet offers.

  • Cdiscount Mobile

     : in addition to non-binding plans, Cdiscount Mobile is based on extremely competitive rates.

  • Bouygues 

    : another French incumbent operator, Bouygues is currently developing mobile and Internet packages, deploying fiber and 5G.

  • Free 

    : after having revolutionized the mobile telephony market, Free now has a wide range of services.

With this catalog of essential addresses, you are ready to face Black Friday 2021. But stay tuned: other lesser-known brands will offer their own good deals, with often shattered prices.

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