For those of us in America, Thanksgiving is just around the corner and that can only mean one thing: BLACK FRIDAY.
What is Black Friday? It’s the largest consumer holiday of the year during which retailers conduct massive limited time sales to launch the official holiday shopping season. Sales start at all hours of the night during and right after Thanksgiving with “doorbuster” specials to entice the masses of supposed deal-hunters to campout and line up for hours to get their hands on the coveted, heavily discounted, merchandise. Legend has it that this day actually got its name because it’s the day that retailers got “into the black” in their finances for the year. [Read more…]