Black Friday 2017 is just around a month away. Here’s a detailed article we’ve written for the new users who have no idea about Black Friday. Just go through it and save the date. We’re coming up with another article where we’ll guide how can you prepare yourself and save the maximum on this biggest shopping event in the United States.
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Let us get some basic details about Black Friday.
What is Black Friday?
Black Friday is known as the day after Thanksgiving, celebrated widely in the US. Is it celebrated on the fourth Friday in November, and will be celebrated this year on the 24th of November, 2017. Black Friday also marks the start of the unofficial start of the holiday season shopping. On this day, store owners announce huge discounts, offers, coupons to lure customers. Many bargain hunters wait eagerly for this day to start their shopping spree, but the crowds that Black Friday sales attract is almost mind-boggling.
Why is it Called Black Friday?
It is a common practice for shop owners and retailers to note down their profits and losses for the day in a personal account. Losses are recorded in red and profits are recorded in black. Since, on the day of Black Friday, retailers are seen to incur some of the biggest profits, this day has coined the name of Black Friday.
Even though officially Black Friday sales should begin on the day after Thanksgiving, nowadays, shop owners are announcing their Black Friday sales at the end of October, or even a week before Black Friday itself, as the sales they make are enormous. Amazon started Countdown to Black Friday Deals week, Walmart started Pre-Black Friday Sale and other online retailers like Target, BestBuy are also started giving great offers ahead of this Black Friday.
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Why is Black Friday called by this name?
Black Friday is the name given to the shopping day that follows after Thanksgiving Day. You might be wondering why the term black is used to denote this day. The reason is that so many people went out to the shop that caused a lot of traffic accidents and sometimes even violence takes place in physical stores on this day. So, to protect you from the heavy crowds, the best thing you can do is to look for black Friday 2015 deals online, so that you can enjoy a hassle-free shopping.
Black Friday chain retailer opening hours:
Walmart: Thurs. 6 p.m.
Target: Thurs. 6 p.m.
JCPenney: Thurs. 3 p.m.
Sears: Thurs. 6 p.m.
Best Buy: Thurs. 5 p.m.
KMart: Thurs. 7 p.m.
Macy’s: Thurs. 6 p.m.
Lowe’s: Thurs. 6 p.m.
Old Navy: Thurs. 4 p.m.
Sportsman’s Warehouse: Fri. 6 a.m.
Gamestop: Fri. 5 a.m.
Dick’s Sporting Goods: Thurs. 6 p.m.
Family Dollar: Thurs. 7 a.m.
Big Lots: Thurs. 7 p.m.
Fred Meyer: Fri. 5 a.m.
Office Depot: Thurs. 6 p.m.
Michael’s: Thurs. 4 p.m.
Costco: Fri. 7 p.m.
Sports Authority: Thurs. 6 p.m.
Walgreens: Thurs. 8 a.m.
Petsmart: Fri. 7 a.m.
Staples: Fri. 6 a.m.
Ace: sale starts Wed.
Joann: Fri. 6 a.m.
Black Friday 2017 Deals, Sales and Offers
There would be crazy deals this Black Friday and according to some sources, this Black Friday would a much bigger and better than the last year. All the retailers and e-retailers have already started gearing up for this greatest shopping day in the US. They’ll roll out the Black Friday Deals Preview very soon and we’ll keep you posted.
The E-retailers like Amazon and Walmart may start the Pre-Black Friday deals starting from the second week of November itself. So watch out this space for the updates.
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Also Read: How to Shop like a Pro this Black Friday?