South African retailers are now offering Black Friday sales, which see shoppers falling over each other for bargains.
Black Friday is the first shopping Friday after Thanksgiving. The day is regarded as the start of the Christmas shopping season.
Redi Tlhabi invited listeners to share their experiences of shopping sprees and bargain hunts.
Listen to the calls below:
It's total madness... I actually witnessed people fighting over soap - a bar of soap.— Fatima, listener
There was nothing... People started to fight; things were breaking down... I just let it go— Dina, listener
I felt that it was a cultural experience I had to take part in... I bought a ton of stuff, and didn't get into any fights...— Debbie, listener