When Is Black Friday

Meaning of Black Friday

The meaning of Black Friday originated in Philadelphia. Black means making profit. The whole term Black Friday refers to the term “in the black”. It means making profit on this day. Way back in 1869, due to a financial crisis in USA the term ‘Black Friday’ was originated. Retailers promote Black Friday along with the Christmas Sales.

What is the significance of Black Friday?

The official use of this term was first used in 1966 due to the massive traffic jams during the Thanks Giving shopping time. On this particular day, there are loads of sale offers in major shopping malls. This keeps the traffic police very busy as malls are mobbed from opening time to closing time. This is due to the amount of traffic which people come across on this day.

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