Black Friday Sales 2017. Online Destinations for Amazing Deals & Offers in Nigeria
What’s the Fuss about 2017 Black Friday and When is it happening in Nigeria?
Black Friday is an American tradition that has quickly taken root in Africa, this takes place (24, November 2017) following the Thanksgiving Day. Since 1852, black Friday has been regarded as the beginning of the Christmas session although the day is not an official holiday but observed as the day after thanksgiving.
The term, Black Friday was initially applied to a financial crash of the US Gold market on September 24,1869; Two notoriously Wall Street financiers, Jay Gould and Jim Fisk, worked together and bought a lot of Gold from the US market, hoping to sell it at higher prices. On that Friday in September, the conspiracy finally unraveled, sending the stock market into free-fall and bankrupting everyone from Wall Street barons to farmers. However, the true story behind black Friday is not as exactly as it is portrayed by retailers.
Back in the 1950s, it was the term used by the police in the city of Philadelphia to describe the chaos that happens after thanksgiving. When hordes of suburban shoppers and tourists floods into the city in advance of the big Army-Navy football game held on that Saturday every year. Not only would Philly cops not be able to take the day off, but they would have to work extra-long shifts dealing with the additional crowds and traffic. Shoplifters would also take advantage of the bedlam in stores to make off with merchandise, adding to the law enforcement headache. Black Friday thus became a normal word and since then, the one-day sales bonanza has spawned other retail holidays such as cyber Monday.
Dates and Names of Top Online Stores Partaking in the Black Friday in Nigeria.
This year Jumia store black Friday will run for 31 days from November 13- December 13 2017. It will be the largest shopping event in Nigeria with up to 1 million amazing deals and discounts on offer at up to 80% off. This event will be first of its kind for shoppers as Jumia will partner with music entertainment TV station, Trace Naija to create the Trace Jumia MAD (Music and Deals) Feast. Performers at the Trace Jumia MAD Fest include Falz, Simi, 9ice, Mayorkun, Niniola, Lil Kesh, Sound Sultan, Skales, Pencil, DJ Xlusive, Wande Coal DJ Consequence, Nedu and a host of comedians.
The Black Friday Yakata Sales will feature huge discounts on a whole range of products. Fastest fingers first as Fall Yakata will be a limited time deal. So if you are looking for the latest TV, mobile or laptop, you better get online as soon as Black Friday starts. The Black Konga Yakata runs from November 6- November 10.
Jiji Black Friday will be coming up on the 24th of November a day after Thanksgiving.
Yudala kick started their black Friday on the 3rd of November and it takes place at mid-day 12pm-3pm. It is set to blow up minds with their mega promo. The black Friday official begins on the 11th of November 2017.
Aside these top online stores there are other e-commerce sites, online platforms and offline stores that are participating in the Black Friday event. You might contact your preferred stores or watch out for adverts and promotions
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