Black Friday or No Purchase Day?

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In the following activities, we learn about the origin of “Black Friday” and No Buy Day, compare the two ethically and create a crazy math review quiz. crazy!

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Each year, from the beginning of November, the various media take over the advertising campaigns of the various businesses: the Black Friday sales are announced.

According to the tradition borrowed from the Americans, on the fourth Friday of November, every business / merchant is invited to offer discounts on products coveted by buyers. There are waiting lines, bugs on transactional sites, an endless search for parking in major centers and several dollars spent ...

Of course, people prepare for the holidays by trying to shop cheaply. But what will happen this year?

A few years ago, a movement was born in parallel to compete with this day: the day without purchases. This date comes at the same time as Black Friday to encourage people not to use needlessly. 

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In the following activities, we learn about the origin of “Black Friday” and No Buy Day, compare the two ethically and create a crazy math review quiz. crazy!

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A guide by Laurie Couture, with the collaboration of Véronique Lavergne and Audrey Miller

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