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An advertisement for a Black Friday sale at City Creek Mall in Salt Lake City. (Photo by Cara MacDonald | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Christopherson: Let’s Replace Black Friday with Buy Nothing Day

By Nain Christopherson, Assistant Opinion Editor December 7, 2019

This year, Americans spent more money over one Thanksgiving weekend than they have since Black Friday began. In-store shopping grew 4.2% from 2018, and online spending reached a record high of over $11...

Americans should boycott Black Friday

December 11, 2013

This year, I boycotted Black Friday, and I implore you next year to follow suit. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu once said, “civility costs nothing, and buys everything.” Challenging this maxim, however,...