We’ve all heard more of it. Some of us choose to ignore, and the rest of us are counting the days until it arrives. Yes, Black Friday is fast approaching and it’s time to start looking for the best deals in town. The day after Thanksgiving is known as “Black Friday”, which officially designates the day shopping for the holiday season. Black Friday goes back to the end of the decade from 1960 when shoppers crowd the shops, streets and sidewalks in order to find the best shopping deals. Financially, the “Black” in Black Friday is the start of the period when retailers do not suffer losses as they did during the months of January to November. Instead, start making profits from the day of Thanksgiving. Today, people come to the stores as soon as the night to wait in line to open the doors at 5 am. Dedicated bargain shoppers will sleep in shopping carts, tents or vehicles only to be one of the first in the store.
One of the main reasons that Black Friday has become an unofficial American holiday bargains because most incredible range of department stores. Wal-Mart, Target, Best Buy, JC Penny, Macy’s, and many other stores thaat offer deep discounts on items such as electronics, housewares, clothing and sundries. Flat screen TVs will be sold at half price, fifty percent discount will be placed on all items within the store and door buster sales attract hundreds of buyers. These are just a few traditional expectations of the kickoff of holiday shopping. The TV ads have a big impact on Black Friday shoppers because they try to attract customers in a particular way. For example, Target created a commercial to promote its sale two days in the year 2009. In the commercial that is an obsessive, competitive middle-aged woman who has been counting the days until Black Friday. Sarcastic and funny it might be, the message is transmitted as a buyer you do not have to wake up at wee hours of the morning just to get the best deals, and will be available for 48 hours.
With the holiday season before arrival, customers are beginning to prepare for the great deals that lay ahead of them on Black Friday. As a buyer, the best way to prepare for the biggest shopping day of the year is to start looking online for coupons and savings. You will be amazed what you can find just searching online. Do not be surprised if you start to see the Black Friday ads at the beginning of November. Retailers want their customers to be prepared for what is expected this season, and some stores may even extend their business hours if they are expecting big crowds. Some stores may open the doors at midnight on Black Friday. All the time the doors open, shoppers are in line for the coming years. Black Friday is an American tradition that will continue to stimulate the economy for many years.