The History Of Black Friday: See Our Can't-Miss Wrought Iron Door Deals In 2019

Black Friday falls on the Friday after Thanksgiving anywhere within the dates of November 23 and 29. While not recognized as a national holiday, Black Friday is the time for millions of shoppers to capitalize on some serious blockbuster and red tag deals.

At Pinky’s Iron Door’s, we’ll be offering unique Black Friday deals that cannot be missed— we take pride in our craft and believe every homeowner deserves an elegant wrought iron door at their front landing. Black Friday is the perfect and most opportune time to invest in a custom wrought iron door. Right before the onslaught of family and friends show up for Christmas and New Year festivities. 

Reigning supreme as the most popular day to shop, Black Friday is the kick-off for stores and the economy in general. 30% of all the annual retail sales occurring in the time from Black Friday through Christmas.

Where did the term “Black Friday” originate? 

The term Black Friday hasn’t been used as heavily until present day, it grew in popularity through time. In the 1950's the term was first coined in Philadelphia by officers patrolling the streets during the busy holiday season. It was used as a way to describe the chaos on heavily trafficked and saturated streets following Thanksgiving day. 

As the years went by, Black Friday became grew more prestigious. This day became the time many retailers and businesses turned profits, going from “being in the red” to “ ending in the black.” 

How did Black Friday grow in popularity? 

It's simple. Cut prices and they will come. As retailers and businesses caught onto the trend, they jumped onto the bandwagon. Black Friday came somewhat of an unofficial holiday with an immense hype for shoppers. Businesses prepared themselves for proper marketing well in advance. 

Door buster deals, red tags, limited time offers bombarded the masses weeks before Black Friday, the day to shop. Prices are slashed on everything from clothe to home appliances, TV’s and laptops. At prices so low that businesses might not “take a profit”, which isn't at all true. It's the most lucrative day of the year. 

The downside of Black Friday was it attracted aggressive crowds, all looking to swoop on the limited offers for one day a year. There are reports of customers being trampled, even shootings and murders-- but that didn’t stop the flood coming, year after year. The deals were just too good. Thankfully, at Pinky’s Iron Doors, a new custom wrought iron door skips the line and is available with a few quick button clicks. 

Black Friday Sales Stats

According to the National Retain Federation (NRF), historically, shoppers did half of their shopping on Black Friday. The highest sales in the nation take place in the months of November and December. 

Black Friday 2018 (Thanksgiving Day plus Black Friday) raked in $9.9 billion in online sales. That’s $6.2 billion spent on Black Friday and $3.7 billion spent on Thanksgiving. That’s a 19.7% increase over 2017

According to, Black Friday reigns as the most popular day to shop: 61% of Thanksgiving Week shoppers say they’ll shop on Black Friday 2019. 

Black Friday has been the busiest shopping day of the year, with retailers extending their hours and deals every year. Here at Pinky’s Iron Doors, we luckily don’t have to extend our hours, we are at your service 24/7. What we are extending are some incredible Black Friday deals, only for the finest custom Wrought Iron doors in the industry. 

Pinky’s Iron Doors provides superior quality iron doors that have been previously handcrafted and custom made by master artisans for immediate purchase and fast delivery. With Pinky’s Iron Doors, clients can protect their homes and improve the curb appeal of their property at an affordable price with just a few clicks.

Check out our home page and clearance tab for the best wrought iron door deals of the season. for both Black Friday and Cyber Monday. 

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