What is Black Friday?
Black Friday is a popular shopping season in the United States. It is the Friday following Thanksgiving and it traditionally signals the beginning of the holiday shopping season in the US. Black Friday begins on Friday and ends on the following Monday, making it a 3-day sale. Black Friday is not an official holiday, and most retail stores will be open for business.
When is Black Friday?
Black Friday is observed every last Friday in November.
How is Black Friday Celebrated?
On Black Friday, many retail stores offer huge discounts to celebrate. It is an opportunity for shoppers to save on their favorite products, while retailers get to clear their old products to bring in new stocks for Christmas. Also, retail stores run different sales, such as early-bird specials and other promotions. Black Friday promotions include discounts, Buy One Get One Free or Half-Price, and Gift With Purchase.
Which Stores Offer Black Friday Sales?
Black Friday sales include discounts on products ranging from electronics, tech, and other times. For Black Friday, almost every store in the United States offers some discount, deal, sale, or incentive. These could be as little as 10–20% off for little boutique businesses or as much as 75% discount for big chain and department retailers.
Along with department stores like Target, Macy's, Walmart, and Saks Fifth Avenue, clothing retailers like Old Navy, Kohl's, Urban Outfitters, and Lululemon also offer big Black Friday discounts.