Online retailers gird themselves for poor end-year sales

In 2022, US online sales will rise just 9.4 per cent to US$1 trillion, the first time growth has slipped into the single digits. PHOTO: REUTERS
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Instead of the Black Friday sale this year, many online retailers are worried that they may be hit by a Bleak Friday.

Sellers on Amazon.com are bracing themselves for a bleak holiday shopping season as inflation-hit consumers curb their spending.

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