Daily Archives: November 27, 2015

Origins of “Black Friday”

‘Black Friday’ the term used to describe the day after Thanksgiving, nowadays characterized by crowds ascending upon retailers to buy consumer products at large discounts. Yet, the origins of both the term are unclear, and it only began to be … Continue reading

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