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How did the Friday after Thanksgiving become Black Friday?

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November 25, 2013 3:32PM

The start of the Christmas season moves earlier and earlier each year, and it eventually was "begun" by retailers on the Friday after Thanksgiving. In order to get people to shop on that day, stores began to offer significant deals and sales on that Friday. The craziness that shopping on that day has become has earned it the name Black Friday.