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 Since
1952, it has been .... During Black Friday sales in 2014, police forces were called
to stores across Britain to deal wit...
Nov 25, 2016 ... Why is Black Friday called Black Friday? It started out as a negative but was later
turned into a positive. Here's where the term came from.
Phylissa Wonders, “why do people call it "Black Friday''?” Thanks for ... In
accounting terms, operating at a loss (losing money) is called being “in the red" ...
Nov 25, 2016 ... In a few short years Black Friday has snowballed into one of the nation's biggest
sales bonanzas of the year. If last year is anything to go by, ...
Nov 28, 2016 ... Why is Black Friday called "Black Friday"... The Answer Might Surprise You!
Nov 23, 2016 ... The Black Friday shopping frenzy that takes place the day after Thanksgiving in
the US is, at this point, as much a part of the holiday as turkey.
Nov 25, 2015 ... If the day is the year's biggest for retailers, why is it called Black Friday? Because
it is a day retailers make profits – black ink, said Grace ...
Dec 1, 2013 ... If the day is the year's biggest for retailers, why is it called Black Friday? Because
it is a day retailers make profits — black ink, said Grace ...
For millions of people Black Friday is the time to do some serious Christmas
shopping --even before the last of the Thanksgiving leftovers are gone! Black