Black Friday: From boom to bust

Here’s a look at the rise and fall of Black Friday. It all (kind of) starts with Abraham Lincoln. 1863: President Abraham Lincoln makes Thanksgiving, the last Thursday in November, a national holiday. Thanks, Abe! Without Thanksgiving, we wouldn’t (eventually) have Black Friday. Sept. 24, 1869: It’s the first Black Friday ever! Sadly, it has nothing… A & L Furniture […]

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