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

Black Friday is an informal name for the day following Thanksgiving Day in the United States, the fourth Thursday of November, which has been regarded as the beginning of the country's Christmas shopping season since 1952. Most major retailers open very early, as early as overnight hours, and offer promotional sales .

www.thebalance.com/why-is-it-called-black-friday-3305712

Oct 31, 2017 ... Why is Black Friday called Black Friday? What began as a negative was later turned into a positive. But shopping violence gives the day a black eye.

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.investopedia.com/terms/b/blackfriday.asp

What is 'Black Friday'. Black Friday has two meanings. The more contemporary one refers to the day after the U.S. Thanksgiving, which has also traditionally been a holiday itself for many employees; a day full of special deals and heavy discounts, it's considered the kickoff of the holiday shopping season. In history, Black ...

www.snopes.com/holidays/thanksgiving/blackfriday.asp

Nov 20, 2016 ...Black Friday” is the (originally derisive, now mainstream) term for the phenomenon that takes place in the U.S. on the day after Thanksgiving Thursday, when millions of consumers who get the day off from work or school crowd into stores for what is traditionally considered the beginning of the Christmas ...

www.lifewire.com/what-is-black-friday-4151780

Oct 28, 2017 ... Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving and widely considered the beginning of the holiday shopping season. The term Black Friday gained popularity in the early 2000s through its use on websites for online sales intended to compete with sales at physical stores. As the term spread across the country ...

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.theblackfriday.com/what-is-black-friday.shtml

Question - What is Black Friday? Answer - The Day After Thanksgiving (Friday) is known as Black Friday. This used to be unofficially or officially the start of holiday shopping season. Almost all stores come out with Doorbuster Sales with the early bird special to attract consumers to their shop. People stand in line hours ...

blackfriday.com/pages/black-friday-history

Brief history of Black Friday and why it became so popular.