How did Black Friday get it’s name? It’s not what you think…

Black Friday
Black Friday

Black Friday – it’s a day when millions of Americans hit the stores in search of the best post-Thanksgiving bargains.

If you ask one of those frenzied shoppers how Black Friday got its name, they will likely tell you it has to do with the day after Thanksgiving sales moving retailers from the red (or a profit loss) to the black (or a profit gain.)

That’s not exactly right, though…

Read the history of Black Friday at AL.com