A Black Friday Infographic: A Deep Look at Shopping Data
November is here. The leaves are falling, the sun is setting at a
ridiculously early hour and this week a time honored American tradition will
take place. And no, silly, I'm not talking about Thanksgiving. I'm talking
about Black Friday.
Black Friday is the Friday after Thanksgiving, and it is the biggest shopping
day of the year in the United States. Ever since the start of the modern
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in 1924, the Friday after Thanksgiving marks
the start of the hectic holiday shopping season.
Each year the mayhem gets bigger, and with the introduction of Cyber Monday
if you don't want to brave the crowds you can shop until you drop in the
comfort of your own home.
So just what kind of damage are we looking at?
Black Friday Shopping Statistics
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