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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Friday_(shopping)

Some started referring to the new date as Franksgiving. In 2015, Amazon.com held a "Prime Day" event in July and promised better deals than on Black Friday, with repeat Prime Days taking place in 2016 and 2017. Other companies followed with "Black Friday in July" deals which were as good as, ...

www.history.com/news/whats-the-real-history-of-black-friday

Nov 24, 2015 ... It makes sense that the term “Black Friday” might refer to the single day of the year when retail companies finally go “into the black” (i.e. make a profit). The day after Thanksgiving is, of course, when crowds of turkey-stuffed shoppers descend on stores all over the country to take advantage of the season's ...

www.thebalance.com/what-is-the-history-of-black-friday-3305711

Nov 24, 2017 ... The history of Black Friday started much earlier than people think. The day after Thanksgiving was the unofficial beginning of the Christmas season since the late 19th century. President Lincoln designated the Thanksgiving holiday as the last Thursday in November. The day after Thanksgiving wasn't called ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/27/black-friday-origin_n_4346347.html

Nov 27, 2013 ... It's totally understandable if you think the term “Black Friday” is a direct linguistic descendent of “in the black,” accounting jargon for turning a profit. After all, the day after Thanksgiving is now one of the biggest shopping days of the year, an annual delight to retailers hoping to give their bottom lines a nice ...

www.businessinsider.com/why-is-it-called-black-friday-2017-11

Nov 22, 2017 ... Many people believe we call the day after Thanksgiving "Black Friday" because many stores become profitable on the huge shopping day and go "into the black." The true origins of the term are a bit darker. Following is a transcript of the video. Why is it called "Black Friday"? Most people know Black Friday ...

www.beliefnet.com/love-family/holidays/the-dark-history-of-black-friday.aspx

Black Friday stirs of visions of fun and shopping. As you wait on the long lines this season you may want remember to that Black Friday was not all fun and does have a dark history.

www.ask.com/youtube?q=Black+Friday+in+History&v=BYRCq8PmWes
Nov 22, 2017 ... We know it as the day after Thanksgiving, but Joey goes a bit deeper and shows us the origins of the most dangerous shopping day of the year. Subscribe to Ga...

mentalfloss.com/article/31581/brief-history-black-friday

The unofficial start of the holiday shopping season is often referred to as the busiest shopping day of the year. But where did this tradition start and just how big is it? Here are the answers to a few frequently asked questions about Black Friday. Hopefully they'll give you some good talking points tomorrow, when you line up ...

fortune.com/2017/11/21/black-friday-2017-thanksgiving-holiday-shopping-history

Nov 21, 2017 ... The day after Thanksgiving is one of the busiest shopping days of the year for retailers. But why is the day called "Black Friday"?