Black Friday

Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday

Every year, Americans celebrate the first feast of the Pilgrims by coming together with family and friends for Thanksgiving. Starting at midnight Thanksgiving and for the next four days, retail businesses are on overdrive as spending for the Christmas Season commences, first with Black Friday, then with Small Business Saturday, and then finally with Cyber Monday. These days represent major opportunities for businesses small and large alike to reap great profits, but how did these shopping traditions start?