Once a year all shops will open their doors for the biggest sales.
It’s called Black Friday 2014.
The Americans get crazy to spend their hard earned money on Xmas presents and gifts.
Shops will go wild with discount stunts and mega sales.
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Without the crazy crowds and long waiting lines.
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Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving, 27th of November. It’s called Black Friday because of the immense large crowds on the streets. No parking places, long waiting lines, people fighting over the last articles in stock.
But do you know where this tradition came from? I like to say a few words about it because this day is connected to my hometown in the Netherlands.
In 1574 BC my hometown Leiden siege of the Spanish occupation ended. The city was desperate for food and the mayor offered to cut of his arm feed to the citizens. (as is the story) During 1609-1620 the Pilgrim Fathers, who fled from England to Leiden, got accustomed with the celebration of this liberation. Gratefulness for food was a very important part.
In 1620 the Pilgrim Fathers bound for America with the ship Mayflower. In 1621 they settled. Their crop failed. But with help of the Wampanoag Indians they could harvest that year. To celebrate their survival, they started Thanksgiving. Based on the liberation ceremony Leiden they knew.
Thanksgiving is always on the 4th Thursday in November. It’s all about food and gratitude. Most people get the day off on Friday. Since the 1960ties people went shopping like crazy on this free Friday to get their Xmas presents. Since then it’s called Black Friday.
That’s some background. I thought it was fun to tell you because I don’t think any American knows this story. But you know now 😉
Black Friday means: SALES, DISCOUNTS, SHOPPING. I deliberately used capitals.
It is not just a great discount like 20% or 30%. The discounts can be huge! Up to 80%. Especially clothing can be very cheap.
A lot of Chinese shopping sites anticipate on this special occasion. And you know shipping takes time! That’s why a lot of discounts and sales takes the whole month of November. You need to buy now, to have it in 2 or 3 weeks.
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My question to you about Black Friday 2014
Would you go shopping on Black Friday in the crowd.
Or would you buy your presents online?
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