Black Friday Shopping

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The day after Thanksgiving, traditionally known as “Black Friday” is one of the biggest shopping days of the year. In order to be the first to get the best holiday deals, hundreds of people crowd stores as early as 5 AM.


Black Friday shopping has become a tradition for Archbishop Ryan student Reginna Ruskowski.


“Every year I get up super early and take on the craziness of black friday shopping,” said Ruskowski.


However, Black Friday is not for everyone.


“The black Friday crowds are too much for me.” senior Sarah Gudas, “Too many crazy people running into me.”


The day after Thanksgiving has always been chaos with lots of crowds. The term “Black Friday” actually originated from the Philadelphia Police Department in effort to make this crazy day sound terrible, hoping people would stop the shopping madness.


It didn’t. In 2015, 74.2 million people shopped on Black Friday and during the Black Friday weekend, each individual spent roughly $299.60, according to a Nov. 15 report by The Balance.


Plenty of deals await this year’s Black Friday shoppers. Among them are deals on electronics.


Best Buy is offering a deal on Ipad mini 4’s for $274.99, which saves people $125. Samsung 50” 4k televisions for $179.99 which saves people over $300. There are a lot deals this year for Black Friday.

Check out to see the best Black Friday deals.