Interesting Black Friday Facts and Figures

Recently the UK decided to embrace Black Friday. Brought to us by American owned retailers, British consumers have been enjoying the low price shopping sprees at this time of year.
Some buy Christmas Presents while others stock their homes with expensive electronics. Either way, retailers see a huge increase in sales and shoppers.

The term 'Black Friday' Originated in the US stock market, when 2 traders tried to speculatively buy gold, cornering the commodity on the stock exchange. The government stepped in to correct this, flooding the markets with more gold.
This made the price of gold to fall rapidly and meant many traders lost a fortune!


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Recently the UK decided to embrace Black friday. Brought to us by American owned retailers, British consumers have been enjoying the low price shopping sprees at this time of year.Some buy Christmas Presents while others stock their homes with expensive electronics. Either way, retailers see a huge increase in sales and shoppers.The term 'Black Friday' Originated in the US stock market, when 2 traders tried to speculatively buy gold, cornering the commodity on the stock exchange. The government stepped in to correct this, flooding the markets with more gold. This made the price of gold to fall rapidly and meant many traders lost a fortune!

Black Friday Figures, Sales grew massively for certain online retailers.

Black friday figures. Americans spend a lot more on Black Friday.

People actually camp out for black friday deals?

In 2008, a Walmart employee, was trampled to death when crazed shoppers pushed open the doors to get their hands on the Black Friday discounted items. The paramedics who came to the rescue were also trampled and seriously injured by shoppers.

Black friday Facts and Figures Sources



Sources:
Econsultancy
Statisticbrain
ibtimes
ihateworkinginretail
BBC
 

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