When did Cyber Monday start?

Cyber Monday is the first Monday after the last Sunday of the holiday season, which means it’s the first day of the final week-long shopping period of the year. It’s a digital sales day for many retailers and one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Cyber Monday originated as Black Monday, a reference …

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What was “Black Thursday”?

Black Thursday is the name given to the day in September 1869 when the stock market crashed for the first time. The crash of 1873 followed soon afterward and marked a turning point in American capitalism. The crash of 1837 had been an ominous sign, but with Black Thursday, the public was now fully aware …

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Black Friday Background

Black Friday is one of the biggest shopping days of the year and it’s only getting bigger. But where did it come from? In this blog post, we’ll take a look at the history of Black Friday in Europe. We’ll explore the origins of the day, how it has changed over the years, and some …

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