Black Friday

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1.Any Friday on which a public disaster has occurred, as: In England, December 6, 1745, when the news of the landing of the Pretender reached London, or May 11, 1866, when a financial panic commenced. In the United States, September 24, 1869, and September 18, 1873, on which financial panics began.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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With this black Friday, there is a likelihood to get a better PC with specs such as 2060 card and ( 500 GB SSD.
On an individual level, shoppers ordered more packages this year than the 2017 Black Friday weekend--but not by a large margin.
The latest figures for last month show that footfall fell by 3.1% in Wales in November - with the worst drop in the week of Black Friday when shopper numbers fell by 4.5%.
Originally an American sales ploy, Black Friday was quickly adopted by retailers over here in the UK.
During last few years, when leading brands in Pakistan started discounts of Black Friday, its name 'Black Friday' got much debate over social media and in response the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) said that calling any Friday as 'Black Friday' is disrespectful and the council recommended that it should be marked as a 'Blessed Friday' instead.
Easyjet has cut the price ofcity breaks by [pounds sterling]50.It says there are over 60,000 breaks reduced for the Black Friday sale, which runs until 28 November.
Across the pond, stores such as Target, Best Buy, Walmart, Costco, Macy's and Kohl's all go big on Black Friday deals, with malls, shopping centres and other outlets all seeing large crowds of determined shoppers set on bagging themselves a bargain.
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Black Friday falls after the Thanksgiving Prayers on fourth Thursday of November in the United States and in rest of the world.
From TV and audio, to gaming and mobile, into the kitchen and the garden, John Lewis has a host of great deals this Black Friday.
When it comes to shoppers in brick-and-mortar stores, for example, the analytics brand ShopperTrak found that shopper visits to retail stores on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday declined a combined 1.6% when compared to the same days in 2016.