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Black Friday Is A Sham

Oh, Black Friday, the one day every year that retailers make every effort to convince consumers to wait in long lines with the promise of one-day-only deals that can’t be beat. But is it really worth it? The answer, is actually, no — it’s often not worth it.

I’ll admit, I’ve never been a fan of Black Friday, I’ve always thought it was a sham and a day of “bad/medicore deals” for consumers that have been packaged nicely to look appealing. I can guarantee on any of the other 364 days in the year, most people would do some kind of price and feature comparisons and shop around before making their purchase.

That isn’t the case with Black Friday and that’s exactly what retailers bank on (pun intended). Until consumers smarten up and don’t blindly trust the retailers word, the Black Friday madness will continue.

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