Black Friday is the Friday which falls after the US Thanksgiving, and marks the unofficial beginning of the Christmas holiday shopping season. Retailers throw huge sale events for Black Friday, which entice shoppers online and into stores to take advantage of extreme discounts on popular goods such as clothing and electronics.
The recession once again prompts fears that Black Friday will be more like "Bleak Friday," due to the state of the American economy. Deals are bigger than ever, but will the shopping frenzy sustain itself beyond the long weekend? Retailers are hoping so.
Keep your eyes on this channel to track Black Friday sales announcements, find coupon codes, see how shoppers are faring by tracking their real-time comments, and assess how this year's consumer behavior compares to previous years.
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