I bet you don’t know the real story behind Black Friday.

Most people think it has to do with holiday shopping. It’s told that after retail stores operate at a loss for most of the year…

They finally turn a profit the day after Thanksgiving when the shoppers come out for the discounts.

The stores move from being in the RED… to being in the BLACK on Friday.

Being that I am a history buff, I wanted to share with you the true story behind Black Friday. It involves gold, money and scandal. By the end of this tale, you’ll know the truth. And.. look out for a special Black Friday offer at the end of the article!

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screen-shot-2016-11-17-at-11-07-54-amArticle Credit: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/general-article/grant-black-friday/