What is Black Friday?
Black Friday is an annual shopping event that takes place the day after the United States’ Thanksgiving holiday, which falls on the fourth Thursday of November. It marks the beginning of the Christmas shopping season and is characterized by retailers offering significant discounts and promotions on a wide range of products.
How did the name Black Friday originate?
The term “Black Friday” is believed to have originated from the idea that retailers’ sales move from being in the red (indicating losses) to being in the black (indicating profits) due to the surge in holiday shopping.