Tempted by the significant discounts offered by major brands, customers have stopped at nothing, going so far as to defy barrier measures such as social distancing and instructions to avoid closed places for shopping, particularly in Casablanca and in Rabat, reported the Arabic-speaking site Hespress.com.
Covid-19 requires, they had to agree to endless hours to be able to access certain open stores to do their shopping for the year.
This promotional event made its debut in Europe in 2013 and then in the rest of the world, recalls the site, stressing that the expression “Black Friday” originally appeared in September 1869 to designate a financial crash in the United States. United, due to the manipulation of two businessmen to aggressively raise the price of gold.
But it was in the mid-1960s that the expression returned to designate, this time around, traffic jams both on the roads and in stores the day after Thanksgiving, which always falls on a Friday. As very many Americans still have a day off today to bridge the gap, they take the opportunity to start their Christmas shopping.