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The time that "black friday sales" start depends on the store.


Traditionally, Black Friday will always happen the day after Thanksgiving. This day is on a Friday. That's why it has the name of Black Friday.


Black Friday sales usually begin the Friday after Thanksgiving at 12 A.M. The times of Black Friday sales may vary from store to store.


Black Friday is the name to the Friday following Thanksgiving Day. In 2010, Black Friday falls on November 26, however, Black Friday sales start as early as October and continue through the end of November, but the majority of Black Friday shopping activity is on Nov 26th & 27th.


The start of the holiday shopping season.


2005 is the year that the day after Thanksgiving started being called Black Friday


It depends what store you are planning on going to.


Black Friday shopping begins in the wee hours of the Friday morning following Thanksgiving day. For example, this year Macy's and Target are both opening at 4 AM.



They open at 8pm on Thanksgiving and run through the whole night into the moring of black Friday.


Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving. In 2009, Black Friday falls on Friday, November 27.


Black Friday, start of Xmas shopping deals


You should shop at Sears on Black Friday, because they offer more than 1,000 doorbusters available until 1 p.m. Friday afternoon. They also announced that they will start their Black Friday sale at 8 p.m. EST on Thanksgiving Day.


No, target is not closed on black friday. It opens at midnight on black friday.



target and outlet malls such as tanger outlet it opens at 12 midnight just so shoppers can start black Friday off right


Traditionally, Black Friday will always happen the day after Thanksgiving. This day is on a Friday. That's why it has the name of Black Friday.


Traditionally, Black Friday will always happen the day after Thanksgiving. This day is on a Friday. That's why it has the name of Black Friday.


Black Friday deals can be among the best deals to be had all year round. Start off by doing some research and speak with family and friends as to how they learn about their Black Friday deals in advance.


Black Friday marks the official start to the holiday shopping season. I believe the phrase refers to the hope that a profitable Thanksgiving weekend will put them 'in the black' (make them profitable) for the year. It means Black, referring to the accounting phrase "in the black," as in the color of ink used in low tech ledgers showing profitability.


Black Friday, the first shopping day after Thanksgiving, has served as the unofficial beginning of the Christmas season at least since the start of the modern Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in 1924. The term "Black Friday" has been traced back only to the 1970s. "Black Friday" was originally so named because of the heavy traffic on that day, although most contemporary uses of the term refer instead to it as the beginning of the period in which retailers are in the black (i.e., turning a profit).


No, black Friday refers to a certain Friday when prices at the stock exchange dropped dramatically.


Black Friday is the traditional name for the Friday following Thanksgiving in November.


As it is customary to wear black at a funeral, friday the 13th is ominous with death


Originally, the name Black Friday from the U.S. city of Philadelphia around 1965 and was first used to refer to the huge traffic in and around that city the day after Thanksgiving.



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