Snaking lines at midnight and customers storming retail stores are synonymous with Black Friday, but that was before mandatory social distancing.  

The biggest event of the retail calendar will be different in 2020 as bargain hunters need to avoid crowds to minimise their risk of being infected by Covid-19. ..

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