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How the Black Friday Tradition Got Started
Business  (tags: Americans, Black Friday, consumers, business, corporate, economy, money, marketing, society, humans )

Carrie
- 196 days ago - todayifoundout.com
While it wasn't called "Black Friday" until the 1960s, and then not popularly called such until the last two decades, retailers have been trying to push people to shop the Friday after Thanksgiving since the late 19th /early 20th century.
Walkouts, Protests Hit Walmart Nationwide on Biggest Shopping Day of the Year
Business  (tags: strikes, walkout, black friday, wal-mart, news, americans, business, corporate, ethics, labor )

Tamara
- 508 days ago - truth-out.org
A lone worker walked out of a Wal-mart on the South Side of Chicago while two others skipped their Thanksgiving day shifts. A group of Dallas workers walked out after working through Thanksgiving Day.
Walmart Strikes Extend to 12 Cities, Black Friday Actions Planned - TAKE ACTION!
Business  (tags: unions, labor, wages, strikes, retailers, Walmart, OUR Walmart, Black Friday )

Judy
- 552 days ago - news.firedoglake.com
Wildcat strikes by non-union Walmart associates are approaching a critical mass. Now, OUR Walmart, the organization putting together the strikes and protests, have put out a threat for planned actions around the most important retail day of the year...
Occupy Black Friday: An Antidote to the Guns, Pepper Spray, and Madness of This Shopping "Holiday"
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, Black Friday, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, ethics, shopping society )

Kit
- 873 days ago - alternet.org
Because of the mind set that 'lost leaders' are one day only bargains - Americans have forgotten common decency. Black Friday has deteriorated from a shopping day to mob rule, by force, for items no one needs.
"Black Friday" Will Cut Down on Glitz
Business  (tags: Black Friday, business, consumers, economy, usa, society, money, news )

Cal
- 1603 days ago - denverpost.com
As stores prepare for hordes of Black Friday shoppers and mark down high-definition TVs and hot toys, they're also pushing deals on something more mundane -- necessities such as socks and diapers.
Screw Black Friday - Good Reasons to Support Buy Nothing Day
Business  (tags: business, consumers, Black Friday, Buy Nothing Day, frugal, save money, money, finance )

Margot
- 2340 days ago - financialhack.com
On the day after Thanksgiving, take a day away from consumerism to help your wallet and the environment
   

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