Black Friday is simply the shopping day that is held due to many reasons. The first reason is that it is the first day that comes after the major holiday in the United States of America and just before Christmas. To many people, Black Friday is the unofficial first day of Christmas shopping season. Many employees get this day as a day off from their employers. The Black Friday, since the year 2005, has been the busiest day in the economy of the USA. 2019 Black Friday Deals will be Start on Friday 29th November 2019.
The name Black Friday came about as due to the fact that there was a lot of traffic after Thanksgiving Day. The name changed from negative to positive because it was the day that many retailers made a lot of profits so that they got from red to black.
When is Black Friday 2019?
Black Friday is like the Easter Holiday. This is because they get shifted so that it falls on the days it is required to. The Black Friday should always be on the last Friday 29th November 2019 and that is why there is not specified date to celebrate the Black Friday. In 2019, the Black Friday will be on the 29th of November. This is the day where retailers will be giving huge discounts to their clients in different goods that will be bought. However, when you want to get good deals, you do not have to wait for the Black Friday so that you go for Christmas shopping. In most cases, the Black Friday actually begins on the previous day, Thanksgiving Day.
History of the Black Friday
In the 19th century, Lincoln, the president at the time, declared the last Thursday of November to be Thanksgiving Day. During that time, the Friday after Thanksgiving was not referred to as Black Friday. In the year 1924, the day before the Thanksgiving Day was used to launch the Thanksgiving parade’’ in the city of New York.
As a result, there were many sakes made during Thanksgiving Day and there was a need for the retailers to sign a Gentleman’s agreement. They were to wait until the following day so that they could advertise their holiday sales. Years later the Philadelphia police department called the Friday after Thanksgiving Day Black Friday.
This is due to the traffic in the streets and increased accidents, therefore. In the ’50s there was an increase in the number of people calling in sick after Thanksgiving Day. This led the employers to consider this as another paid holiday. Since most of the people were home, this was the first day that people did most of their Christmas shopping, prompting retailers to seize the opportunity to make the most sales.
The Black Friday is the day that comes just Cyber Monday after the last holiday before Christmas. This is the day that informally marks the beginning of Christmas shopping. However, some of the retailers begin their Black Friday sales on Thanksgiving Day. This year, the lack of Friday will be on November 29, 2019.