What is Black Friday?
It’s that time of year again when Black Friday 2021 ads start to appear, signalling to savvy shoppers everywhere that it’s time to prepare for some serious discounts. The event originated in America, where it comes directly after Thanksgiving Day and traditionally kicks off the Christmas shopping season. Back in the 1950s when the day first became a major shopping holiday, retailers would sell off Thanksgiving food produce that hadn’t been sold in time for big family gatherings held on Thursday. Nowadays, incredible deals extend across all categories, including electrical, fashion, beauty and so much more – and Black Friday deals 2021 look set to be bigger and better than ever.
When is Black Friday?
Because Black Friday takes place on the day after Thanksgiving – which is traditionally the last Thursday of November – it occurs on a slightly different date each year. This time round it’s November 27, with stores and shoppers alike already gearing up for huge discounts. You may even find that Black Friday sales are extended over the Saturday and Sunday, giving you a whole weekend of amazing offers!