Black Friday Fun Facts
Ever wondered what is Black Friday and what's the big deal about it? Here are some fun facts that might pique your interest.
What is Black Friday?
Black Friday is the day that follows Thanksgiving day in the United States, the fourth Thursday in November and is considered the first day of the Christmas shopping season. Essentially an accounting term, the "Black" in "Black Friday" related to businesses recording losses in red ink and gains in black.
When is Black Friday?
Black Friday will happen on the 23rd of November 2018, the day following Thanksgiving Day.
Is Black Friday USA-Only?
Originally an American affair, Black Friday also takes place in other countries including Canada, United Kingdom, Mexico, Australia and beyond. In Mexico, it is referred to as 'El Buen Fin', which roughly translates to "the good weekend". China has also recently launched its very own 'Singles Day'.