Black Friday History

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Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving in the United States, where it is the beginning of the traditional Christmas shopping season. Since Thanksgiving falls on the fourth Thursday in
November in the United States, Black Friday may be as early as the 23rd and as late as the
29th of November. More recently, there is new understanding that the term originates from the theory that retailers traditionally operated at a financial loss for most of the year (January through November) and made their profit during the holiday season. When this would be recorded in the financial records, accounting practices would use red ink to show negative amounts and black ink to show positive amounts. Black Friday, under this theory, is the
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The poll of 1,189 adults, with a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 3 percent, found that 49 percent disapproved of stores opening on Thanksgiving Day, with 16 percent approving and 34 percent neutral. (newyorktimes.com some retailers promote to remain closed. ) I do believe that Black Friday as we know it is dead. No matter how loud the public or employees voice their opinions I believe Walmart summed it up best by saying that they were doing the consumers a favor by being open on Thanksgiving to do away with the long lines on Black Friday. I for one would like to thank Walmart for looking out for our best
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