The day after Thanksgiving was originally called "Black Friday" because of the massive traffic jams and overcrowded stores that are common on the biggest shopping day of the year.
An alternative theory is that this day was when many merchants went from being 'in the red' (or showing negative profits), to 'in the black' (or showing positive profits).
Black Friday is the day following Thanksgiving Day in the United States (the
fourth .... of last night were totally predictable and I am disappointed that stores
did not have ... Retailers favored t...
The use of "Black Friday" as a descriptor for the day after Thanksgiving has
nothing to do with the selling of slaves, though, and the term didn't originate until
Nov 11, 2015 ... How Black Friday Got Its Name - Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images ... Retailers
did not appreciate the negative connotation associated with a ...
3 days ago ... So where did it come from? ... "Black Friday," as it became known, was the result
of an attempt by financiers Jay Gould and James Fisk to corner ...
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Thanksgiving .... Where did it come from, and what are its intentions?
The term “Black Friday” was coined in the 1960s to mark the kickoff to the
Christmas shopping season. “Black” ... Why did it become so popular? As
1 day ago ... Retailers coined the term 'Black Friday' many years ago. ... But where did the term
actually come from and what does it mean for the businesses ...
2 days ago ... BLACK Friday is rapidly turning into a big deal in the British shopping calendar.
But where does the name come from?
Nov 27, 2014 ... NEW YORK (PIX11) - A disturbing story wrongly tracing the origins of Black
Friday to slavery has been circulating on social media, but the real ...