Black Friday signifies the start of Christmas shopping madness and follows Thanksgiving in the United States. Although it is not an official holiday, many Americans take the day off to shop for Christmas gifts starting as early as 12am. Since 2005, Black Friday has been the busiest shopping day of the year in North America. Parts of the United Kingdom, Brazil and Canada also celebrate the holiday.
Customers wait in droves outside of stores that are packed to the rafters in mechanise, before rushing in to buy the most desired items at heavily discounted prices. The name is said to originate from the fact that retail stores begin to turn a profit and are “in the black” only once Black Friday arrives.
In order to avoid the insanity of shopping malls on Black Friday, the online version became exceedingly popular. Cyber Black Friday involves various online stores offering huge discounts.
bidorbuy will be celebrating Black Friday this year on Friday 23 November with discounted prices on fantastic items. All listings open at 9am sharp and close at 5pm, so make sure you’ve exercised your mouse clicking finger. From name branded fashion items to the latest in electronic gadgetry, you’ll find what you’re looking for at prices you’ll love.