Forecasts predict 50% increase for Black Friday Orders

With many retailers choosing to begin Black Friday offerings up to a week early, Downton is gearing up for a 50% increase in orders from last year.

Forecasts for the purpose built warehouse in Quedgeley West will see 30,000 – 35,000 orders throughout Black Friday and Cyber Monday, compared to 20,000 – 25,000 last year.

Signifying the beginning of the Christmas period, Downton expects approximately 7,000 orders to be processed at its peak on Saturday, a 900% increase in the average number of orders.