BLACK FRIDAY IN SWITZERLAND
The pretty Bahnhofstrasse in Zurich, the Place du Bourg-de-Four, the oldest square in Geneva, the Rue de Bourg in Lausanne or the Via Nassa in Lugano, this historic street known for its innumerable shops … You’ll have understood, all Switzerland is in tune for Black Friday! A real shopping institution in Switzerland, Black Friday is the event not to be missed whether you are addicted to shopping or not because the great deals are really crazy! And good news: wherever you are in Switzerland, blackfriday.ch comes with you so that you can enjoy the best deals in all cities across the country.
Black Friday Zurich
Who does not dream of shopping in Zurich? Its old town and its small shops are more than charming. The Bahnhofstrasse, you know, the most expensive street of Monopoly (in the Swiss version) with all its luxury shops? The Storchengasse with all its shops and big retail chains. Not to mention the Schipfe district, one of the oldest in the city, home to several artisan boutiques. No doubt, Black Friday Zurich will make you dream!
BLACK FRIDAY FAQ
What is Black Friday?
You probably know it, but Black Friday comes straight from the United States. A shopping event that gradually gained momentum within our Swiss borders. Today, this day of shopping devoted to discounts and promotions has become an unmissable event for all bargain hunters. Crazy discounts on fashion, beauty, high-tech without forgetting appliances or decor and furnishings. In short, everything we could need. If you also participated in the 2018 edition, you know it as well as us!
Who invented Black Friday?
no one person invented Black Friday. This day of crazy promotions was introduced in the 1960s after Thanksgiving in the United States to drive trade and kick off Christmas shopping. Merchants then began to offer absolutely exceptional discounts on a day causing the craze we know today. Then, little by little, Black Friday crossed the oceans to settle in China and Europe.
Why “Black” Friday ?
An explanation: instead of writing their accounts in red ink because of losses, traders, by getting rid of their stocks, could use black ink.
Why is Black Friday called Black Friday?
If “Friday” is quite understandable, The addition of black can be surprising. There are several explanations on this subject. The first would be related to the color of merchant account books. In deficit, and therefore written in red in their books, the story goes that the accounts became positive during Black Friday so, writing them in black. Hence the Black Friday. The other hypothesis is that monster traffic caused by the Thanksgiving weekend. In front of this compact crowd, police and taxi drivers would have renamed Friday and Saturday Thanksgiving Black Friday and Black Saturday.
What is “schwarzen Freitag”?
This is simply the French translation of Black Friday. “Vendredi Noir” is the other name given to this day of crazy promotions and discounts that is Black Friday.
What is Black Week?
Black Week or Cyber Week is Black Friday Week. Because, if Black Friday lasts only one day and takes place after Thanksgiving, many shops and boutiques spread this shopping event over several days. For example, during the previous edition of Black Friday Switzerland, deals were already active on the Monday of the week of Black Friday. We also remember that Manor had also extended their Black Friday over 3 days. Black Week is the perfect opportunity to enjoy a wide range of discount offers!
What is Cyber Monday?
The insiders know it without a doubt but a little reminder jab: Cyber Monday 2019 is another day devoted to crazy promotions. And if you missed Black Friday, Cyber Mondaycan be used as “catch-up” since it is scheduled on the Monday following Black Friday. Its particularity? Cyber Monday, as its name may indicate, concerns mainly online shops. So you have the discounts and latest promotions post Black Friday online!
When does Cyber Monday 2019 take place?
Cyber Monday takes place on the Monday following Black Friday. Not to miss this other shopping event with great deals and discounts, make a note of the next editions today: