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Black Friday: Photo from Media Markt causes outrage - "It's a shame that checks are never carried out at that time"

2020-11-30T07:34:36.688Z

Black Friday during Corona times: Concerns about too many customers in electrical stores had become public in advance. A photo is now fueling the fears.



Black Friday during Corona times: Concerns about too many customers in electrical stores had become public in advance.

A photo is now fueling the fears.

  • The

    Black Friday

    2020 will be held on November 27 this year.

    Before that, there were numerous bargain offers in Black Week.

  • In

    addition to the

    anger

    of customers about the sold-out Playstation 5,

    an

    electrical wholesaler

    experienced

    further allegations.

  • On

    social media

    , customers are complaining about

    grievances

    with regard to the

    corona pandemic

    .

Munich -

Black Friday

falls on November 27 this year.

The week before, in the

"Black Week", there was a

hail of offers and advertising with

discounts

from all sides.

Electronic products such as

notebooks

, coffee machines and

TVs

are particularly popular at this time

.

Shortly before Black Week, the

Playstation 5 (PS5) was also

released - the one that console fans have been waiting for for seven years.

The consumer electronics stores

Media Markt

and

Saturn

could not immediately fulfill all pre-orders and triggered a huge shit storm - especially on social media.

Breakdowns in the online shop also annoyed customers.

The angry comments on the Internet are not only aimed at the PS5 - one or the other also reports on

grievances

on Black Friday during the

corona pandemic

.

Media Markt Shitstorm on Black Friday on Facebook: Are you looking at several branches in times of Corona?

Keep

your

distance

and only go with people for the bare minimum - this is the ideal case in everyday corona.

Unusually, however, that a

Media Markt customer

was

apparently

advised to go to several shops on shopping day number one - Black Friday - for a smartphone.

“I called to find out what the S10 Plus or S 20 FE will cost for Black Friday today,” wrote a lady under a “Media Markt” post on

Facebook

.

"I wanted to see if I could

save

on the prices that are in the

online shop

because I would never order online anyway," she continues.

But the

employee

on the phone would have told her that she should come to the market.

In addition, the

customer

could not have been told whether the same

purchase price

applies

in all branches

.

Media-Markt-Shitstorm on Black Friday on Facebook - "For me personally, farmer catching up"

A no-go for the lady.

“I don't want to

unnecessarily

shut down

the stores

during

Corona times

.” She also just wanted to know whether she

would save money on one of the devices mentioned

on

Black Friday

.

The frustrating

conclusion

about Media Markt on Facebook was then: "For me personally [...]

catching farmers

in relation to Black Friday!"

Media Markt Shitstorm on “Black Friday” on Facebook - no gap on bargain day?

+

A user commented on a Facebook post from Media Markt: “Distance nil and there are definitely too many for the shopping area - it's a shame that people are never checked or looked the other way” and added a photo from a branch.

© Screenshot / Facebook

Another Media Markt customer reported with a

photo

directly from a

branch

and complained

about

non-compliance with the

corona measures

.

The snapshot was apparently taken on Black Friday.

"

Distance nil

and there are definitely too many for the shopping area - it's a shame that it is precisely then that people never

check

or look the other way," says the man about a photo in which several

people

can be seen in a Media Markt branch.

Things didn't look any better at Saturn either.

A customer described his experiences in the electronics market.

Media Markt Shitstorm on “Black Friday” on Facebook - customers get nothing when shopping

Another user is

frustrated about the

failure of

his bargain hunt on Black Friday.

“Everything I wanted to buy lately didn't exist.

No

Ps5

, no

Xbox

, no

Iphone

, no Apple Watch, ”he writes under a

Facebook post

from Media Markt, which is actually supposed to advertise a ceramic hob with an oven.

But the angry users simply ignore the advertising.

It remains to be seen whether the young man has experienced all of his failures at the electrical wholesale market.

Background: According to the German Retail Association (HDE), the bargain hunt on the Black Friday discount day has shifted more to the Internet this year.

An association spokesman said on Friday that the shops in the pedestrian zones and shopping centers have also been participating in Black Friday with their own discount campaigns for years.

But the starting conditions for them are significantly worse this year than for online trading.

Because of the Corona crisis, the number of visitors in the city centers has fallen sharply.

"This year, online retail in particular will benefit from Black Friday."

List of rubric lists: © picture alliance / Alexander Heinl / dpa

Source: merkur

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