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Friday, November 29, 2013

It's Black Friday, Did You Do Any After Thanksgiving Shopping Today - How About Some More Turkey?

Do you know why the day after Thanksgiving is called Black Friday? According to Today I Found Out:

... “Big Friday” never caught on, but over the next decade, more and more references can be found in various newspaper archives of this particular Friday being called “Black Friday” for this reason.
In the 1980s as the name’s popularity spread throughout the United States, a new origin theory popped up, often touted by the media, that most retailers operated at a financial loss for the majority of the year and Black Friday was named such because it was the day of the year when the retailers would finally see a profit, moving out of the red and into the black

This simply isn’t true....
Watch the video to find out more.

The Street reports that over 15,000 people lined up for Macy's Herald Square 8 PM opening on Thanksgiving night.

Hope you all had a Great Thanksgiving - do you have room for more Turkey?

Maybe not.