Why is Black Friday called Black Friday?

Shoppers in the USA and around the world are looking for great deals today. But how and where did Black Friday start? The magazine Mental Floss explains (CEFR B1-C2).

Mindy Ehrhart Krull
About the author

Originally from the US, Mindy Ehrhart Krull holds a master's degree in journalism and has been teaching English and working as an author, proofreader and editor in Germany since 2008.

At DELS, she leads a team of 10 English trainers and language professionals.

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