Black Friday specials, the day for millions of people after is regarded by many as the beginning of the Christmas shopping season.
History of Black Friday-:
The term ‘’Black Friday’’ was coined in the 60’s to mark the kickoff to the Christmas holiday shopping days. It was first started in 1961 and since 2005, Black Friday has been the one of the busiest shopping day of the year in our country. Most sources said that Black Friday’s name came about thanks to the Philadelphia Police Department which Resulting in traffic jams that are an irksome problem to the police. So, customary for officers to refer to the post-Thanksgiving days as Black Friday and Black Saturday.
Moreover, the word ‘Black’ often has a negative essence, the use of black in this shopping sale is to note down profit, which is traditionally noted in black in (losses in red). Although, brick and mortar retailers see a surge in many retail stores on the occasion of Black Friday as a result, they started putting their profits in account books with the Black ink.
When is Black Friday 2017?
Black Friday sale 2017 will be here sooner than you think. Just like Amazon Prime Day and Boxing day it is one of the biggest time for shopping throughout the year. Although Black Friday was first started in America, but now it has gained much popularity in the UK, with many high-streets shops and many online brands beginning to take part in this event. Usually, it always falls on the first Friday after Thanksgiving day. But Thanksgiving takes place on the fourth Thursday in month of November- that means this year Black Friday 2017 date is coming on the fourth Friday i.e 24 November.
That’s precisely one month before Christmas, which means it’s flawlessly coordinated for getting some incredible reserve funds on the current year’s Christmas presents. After that comes Cyber Monday on – you got it – the next Monday, which proceeds with the business free for all.
How big is Black Friday?
Regardless coming from the US state, Black Friday is now yet very popular in the UK year on year. In the year 2014, online consultancy Salmon estimated that the UK spent £810 million during Black Friday days, and it should be predicted over £1 billion this year.
Hunt a bargain! You can expect to find great deals on everything from Electronics to clothes, beauty and home decor furniture items. As you know, Black Friday is a long day, many shop vendors opening up at 5 am or even earlier. They offer numerous of door-buster deals for people-prices are so low the store may not make a profit-to entice shopping lovers. Even online shopping stores started their Black Friday ad scans and promotions, coupon codes and exclusive vouchers and offers before hand to give time to buyers to find out about sales. Still not confirmed, not all stores take part in the event. But last year The Home Depot and Next, where among those who opted out but a portion of the typical suspects include John Lewis, Amazon, Walmart, Banggood, Toy R Us, Groupon and, GAP, Target, Sears, Kmart, Macy’s and Kohl’s.