Black Friday Essays
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Legend of Black Friday Imagine sitting down at the kitchen table surrounded by family and friends while spending the Thanksgiving holiday together. Laughter and stories are echoed through the house while the resonances of football games are playing in the background. Delicious food has filled everyone’s bellies and naptime is near. While Thanksgiving is a holiday focused on being thankful and appreciative for the gift of life and family fellowship, the day after Thanksgiving validates to show the opposite effect...
In Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah’s apocalyptic short story “Friday Black”, the author scrutinizes consumers’ and businesses’ wilderness on Black Friday in a dystopian, contemporary and materialistic society. For most people, Black Friday rhymes with ‘Deals and Steals’- meaning that trying to buy what we really want or need at a good price. But in this account, the author stepped it up, and literally labels Black Friday as a ‘dark’ day where humans consumers turn into obstreperous creatures to be able to...
The Phenomenon The Black Friday phenomenon was initially imported from the U.S in the early 2,000’s which has now made its way through to the U.K markets as well. Due to some poor sales performance retailers who were initially skeptical about participating in the Black Friday event have now given in to boost sales. According to research conducted by PWC, it was found that over three fourth retailers have now started participating in the event hoping that it will kick-start...
It is not uncommon that holiday seasons have been greatly metamorphosed as shopping seasons at large. Birthing with great intentions, the word ‘shopping’ for some although seeming to be grim, for many it is a bliss; specifically when one gets what they dearly want at unrealistically low prices. ‘Sale, sale, sale! Early bird specials! One day only! Get the best deal! Act now! While supplies last. See store for details.’ For years, us humans have been fed with such boo-hockey...