The Weekly Stripe – 22.11.19

The Black Friday sales bonanza officially kicks off today, and for the next 8 days countless stores and businesses will be bombarding us with better and worse deals on virtually everything. But in the age of heightened environmental consciousness, shouldn’t we rather focus on limiting our purchases? This week, we’re trying to get a glimpse into the future of Black Friday sales and other similar events.

The Weekly Stripe – 22.11.19

If you’re after a stolen credit card or hacking tools — the dark web is hosting its own Black Friday sales.

The Weekly Stripe – 22.11.19

Alibaba is looking to gamify recycling to incentivise shoppers’ arguably sustainable behaviour during Singles’ Day in China.

The Weekly Stripe – 22.11.19

Make Friday Green Again: an inspiring move from a french collective saying ‘no’ to Black Friday.

The Weekly Stripe – 22.11.19

REI, as always, lives up to its #OptOutside motto and closes its stores to encourage environmental action.

The Weekly Stripe – 22.11.19

And is a month-long sale better than a Black Friday sprint?