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Apple Announces Holiday Sale For This Friday, Across The World

Update: Apple has now confirmed the "One-Day Shopping Event" is also occurring in the US this Friday - but it makes no mention of the sale also taking place in its retail stores, suggesting this is an online-only affair.

Apple has begun placing banners on its online Apple Stores across the world, indicating that it will be holding a sale this Friday - on the yearly "Black Friday" as it is known in the US. The banners, found on the store page, inform us that this "special one-day Apple shopping event" is this Friday, November 25.

Mark your calendar now, and come back to the Apple Online Store for the special one-day event. You'll discover amazing iPad, iPod and Mac gifts for everyone on your list.

The banner has gone up on the Australian, Italian, UK and a number of other international stores. No mention has yet been made on the US store, but it is expected to also receive the banner in a number of hours. In the US the Black Friday sale is expected to also take place inside Apple's retail stores - no mention of the sale in retail stores is made on the Australian or Italian notices.