Black Friday: Does the Early Bird Take The Worm?

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Black Friday shopping. The day after Thanksgiving that has become as important to many Americans as Thanksgiving itself.

Black Friday is the day the Christmas shopping season begins. Stores have gradually been opening earlier and earlier.

Students also took advantage of the deals and woke up early to hit the stores.

“I went at 5 pm on Friday,” Junior Gabby Blyski said.

Gabby Bylski

Black Friday is also known for being dangerous, with people attacking each other to get good deals; however, the students questioned all agreed they saw no punches thrown.

“I woke up at 7:00 am  and shopped until 11 am,”  junior Elizabeth Traskos said.

They agreed the stores were busier than usual this year.

“Honestly, I’d rather shop online it’s way easier and more time efficient,” junior Anelise Bogin said.

Is there an advantage of waking up early on Black Friday? The answer is divided. One argument is you can get good deals before the stores run out. On the other hand, if the stores do run out there’s the option of online shopping.

Cyber Monday, the online shopping version of Black Friday, has gotten increasingly popular.

Shoppers can have products shipped to them without them having to leave the comfort of their home.

Which one do you prefer, Cyber Monday or Black Friday?

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