The Indo Daily: The Black Friday Backlash



Or for some, Black Friday is a great opportunity to grab a deal — but for others it’s just another example of consumerism gone crazy.

This year some independent retailers in Ireland plan to push back what they see as a big squeeze from the online giants. Roe River Books is an independent bookstore in Dundalk. Owner Tom Mukian has decided to ‘take a stand against relentless consumerism’ and close his door this Friday.



Host Kevin Doyle talks to technical editor Adrian Wechler and consumer journalist Siobhan Maguire about the retailers who are misleading shoppers with ‘bargains’.



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