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 ....
During Black Friday sales in 2014, police forces were called to stores across ...
3 days ago ... Black Friday - it's a day when millions of Americans hit the stores in search of the
best post-Thanksgiving bargains.
1 day ago ... Tomorrow brawling bargain hunters are expected to turn the nation's biggest
sales bonanza into a Black and Blue Friday. If last year is anything ...
The year before , crowds at a Sacramento Wal-Mart forced the store to evacuate when they started pushing and shoving to get deals on consumer electronics at 5:30 am.. On Black Friday
2009 , another California Wal-Mart, this time in Rancho Cucamonga, needed police protec... More »
3 days ago ... Black Friday wasn't yet called Black Friday in 1948—nor do the newspapers from
that era offer evidence of stampedes or overnight lines that ...
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 McFeeley of Cherry Hill ...
3 days ago ... 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 ...
1 day ago ... But most people don?t know why we call the Friday after Thanksgiving Black
2 days ago ... For many Americans, Black Friday means waking up before dawn on the day
after Thanksgiving, lining up outside their favorite stores and ...