Have you noticed That Black Friday Shopping in has become less crowded over last couple of years. ?
Yes because there are several "Black Friday" like sales that occur well before the traditional Black Friday as well as stores opening up on Thanksgiving night. There is also "Cyber Monday" which allows people to do most of their shopping online without having to leave the house or stand in any lines. A lot of shoppers have also figured out some of the best deal are around December 19th. If you know what you plan to buy you can also look for deals throughout the year.
I refuse to go out shopping on Black Friday so I don't have first-hand experience. But I do think that perhaps people are getting tired of the mania and how ridiculous it has become - stores opening at midnight or even earlier on Thanksgiving, so people can't even spend time at home with their families on the holiday in the name of a "bargain".
I think also the competition with online sales is making it less necessary to deal with the crowds in the shopping malls and mega stores.
Yes, because people have seen insane mobs to get the one of only five TVs marked down at the promised price, while everything else is a jacked up price that you have to stand in line for 5 hours to buy.
So it is an over-hyped rip off, so why bother.
And if you do want the deals, you can comparison shop more logically online - hence the growth of Cyber Monday even as Black Friday has gone down.
by Lizam1 4 years ago
Will you be Black Friday Shopping or supporting Buy Nothing Day?
by TheHoleStory 3 years ago
Are you planning on doing any Black Friday shopping after you get done eating all of your turkey?
by David 470 6 years ago
I never went black friday shopping before. I normally would not today, but my Xbox 360 just so happen to break today.... ON THANSKGIVING !!! So I see this deal at Best Buy to pay $199.99 and get an Xbox Slim version with a 250 GB Hard drive, microphone and controller, 2 games, and 3-month...
by Goody5 5 years ago
Are you planing on doing any shopping on Black Friday?I was just curious about your take on all of this, because I just returned from shopping and it was a mad house out there.
by ElleBee 5 years ago
Is Black Friday now "Black Thursday" in your area? Will you start your shopping on Thanksgiving?Lots of stores are now open on Thanksgiving to start their Black Friday savings even earlier. Do you agree with stores being open on Thanksgiving, and will you be shopping?
by Donna Janelle 7 years ago
Which store do you plan to hit up first on Black Friday?Target is definitely first on my list!
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