All shopaholics will undoubtedly mark their calendars for Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
With Christmas quickly approaching, now is the time to buy gifts for your loved ones or even indulge yourself.
Some may choose to merely explore what’s on sale on these yearly discount days, but they’re frequently one of the busiest periods of the year for purchasing stuff.
But, when do these sales take place in 2023?
When is Black Friday 2023?
This year, Black Friday takes place on Friday, November 24.
The popular shopping binge in the United States begins the day after Thanksgiving, which is always the fourth Thursday of November.
Indeed, Black Friday originated in the United States.
According to History.com, the term ‘Black Friday’ dates back as far as 1869 and was used in reference to a financial crash of the US gold market.
Another hypothesis concerning Black Friday’s beginnings holds that the word was coined in the 1960s by police officers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to characterise the chaotic Friday after Thanksgiving.
In the run-up to a big Saturday football game, apparently, people would flood the town to start their Christmas shopping.
When is Cyber Monday 2023?
In 2022, Cyber Monday takes place on Monday, November 27.
It’s simple to remember when the e-commerce pandemonium occurs since it’s always the Monday following Black Friday.
Unfortunately, businesses established this day to increase interest in online buying. According to reports, the word was first used in a news statement issued by the National Retail Federation in 2005.
It supposedly triggered a surge in sales. And, as they say, the rest is history…