Block Friday: French activists try to disrupt discount shopping day

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Block Friday: French activists try to disrupt discount shopping day

Paris mall blockaded as activists denounce shopping frenzy as rampant consumerism.

Activists staged protests against online retailer Amazon around France on Friday and tried to blockade a shopping mall in Paris, denouncing as rampant consumerism the US Black Friday shopping frenzy that has spread to European shores. French companies have embraced the discount shopping day held ...

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