Black Friday meaning

Fri, 27 Nov 2009 20:39:30 PST
Thanks Justin.  Here a black Friday is a Friday which happens to be the 
13th of any month, at least that is how I understand it.  Quite a 
different matter.


Black Friday is the first day after Thanksgiving. This Friday is 
economically special in that it is the "Traditional start" to the 
Christmas shopping season. The term "Black" is taken from the fact that 
most retail stores operate at a loss through most of the fiscal year and 
are in the "Red."

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