Black Friday vs. Cyber Monday: What the Difference?

by Aida Martin Norton Setup

Nowadays, everyone knows that in late November: Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

Do you know about the Black Friday Sale and Cyber Monday sale? The answer is very much surprising as they both day are just big sales which bookend the holiday weekend. All the deals and discounts abound all from late November to December which is celebrated for providing the most amazing and fantastic savings of the whole seasons. However, on this day all can find some deals during both Black Friday and Cyber Monday seasons.

So here we tell you some differences between both the days before you start your shopping journey, we will provide you with some best shopping tips and more about these two days. Check out details explanation about the Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

When Did the Black Friday Start?

The Black Friday dates back to the early 1950s when some of the retail stores would start the shopping of the upcoming Christmas season by offering big sales to their customers. Indeed’ all the annual store profits would often tips into “the black,” as the black signifies that profits and the red ink will signify loss which in accounting term for losing money, whenever the receipts were tallied by the shopkeepers.

Generally, all the shoppers in troops as the day after day of Thanksgiving was normally a day off for all the shopkeepers, as making it the perfect and fantastic day to shop in all the retails stores. After sometimes, the internet happened, and then the Black Friday is spread all over the World.

This year, the Black Friday is on 23 November, but you can avail all the deals on the internet now.

When Did Cyber Monday Start?

It’s very surprising, but Cyber Monday dates back to just 2005. Before then, back it was very much normal to order anything and everything online, but the shoppers always need encouragement. Some online stores are started running their big sales to compete with the day which is called Black Friday.

The Cyber Monday name start with Cyber, it’s because, in the earlier days, the internet was regularly referred to as the “cyberspace.”

Why is Cyber Monday on Monday not any other day of the week? It’s because it turns out all the people like to shop when they are in office and easily use the high-speed connections. However, in the earlier days of online shopping, Monday proved it to be a profitable day for all the online stores. So they all are holding it.

So the difference between both is that the Black Friday was born on retail and the Cyber Monday was the online world’s answer. So, it means that at the beginning period, you would need to go to the stores on Friday. Then look for Cyberspace on Monday.

Robert Coleman is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, Robert has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as



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