FAQ About Black Friday
It is believed by many that the term Black Friday derives from the concept that businesses operate at a financial loss, or are “in the red,” until the day after Thanksgiving, when massive sales finally allow them to turn a profit, or put them “in the black.” However, this is untrue.
In the early 1960s, police officers in Philadelphia began using the phrase “Black Friday” to describe the chaos.
Black Friday, which falls on Friday, November 25, 2022 this year, starts in the early morning and continues until late at night on the first Friday after Thanksgiving, which falls on the fourth Thursday of November, every year in the United States. These amazing discounts are only for 1 day.
Black Friday is the first Friday after Thanksgiving in the United States. The day has been considered the start of the Christmas shopping season since 1932. Stores open very early and close late and offer unexpectedly discounted sales. Black Friday is not considered a public holiday.