Catering equipment dealers have jumped into the ‘Black Friday’ offer frenzy, with many advertising up to 90% off some products online.
Web dealer E catering is offering online-only deals of up to 90% off list prices. Gastroline refrigerators, Italinox mixers, griddles and hobs, and Samsung microwaves are all discounted.
Supplier giant, Nisbets, is offering up to 70% off, with its deals set to expire on Monday. Prices have been slashed for appliances including food processers, soup kettles, blenders, mixers and microwaves.
Bidvest Catering Equipment is advertising deals of up to 20% price cuts, with barware, cookware and utensils all included in the sale.
Over at Direct Tableware, it is offering up to 70% off kit including buffetware, barware, glassware and cutlery.
CS Catering Equipment’s ‘Black Friday bonanza’ is for today only and is taking up to 50% off lines including Dualit soup kettles, Burco water boilers, Cheftec microwaves, Robot Coupe blenders and food processers and Blue Seal salamanders.
Cater-Kwik is having a ‘Black Friday clearout’ until 8pm tonight, with graded and unused catering equipment offered at up to 40% off its usual selling price, plus a further 20% off on some reconditioned units.
Black Friday deals are also rife at Eco Catering Equipment and its Hobart specialist division, Ecomax Catering Equipment. Ecomax is offering up to £350 off Hobart warewashers for today only, while Eco’s special deals encompass KitchenAid mixers, Panasonic and Samsung microwaves.
Suppliers and manufacturers are getting in on the act too. Wholesaler Blue Badger has B grades and clearance stock on sale, while Cater Bake UK is offering showroom bundle deals today only, including a mixer, dough roller and stick blender package.
Elsewhere, Foster Refrigerator has sent a ‘Black Fridgeday Sale’ email to its dealers to tempt them into buying cabinets.
However, not everyone is embracing the retail event, with Alliance Online tweeting: “Black Friday deals? Afraid not, because we provide value for money on catering equipment all year round.”
Meiko UK shared similar sentiments, tweeting: “Meiko offers great deals all year round, not just for one day.”