Though the first reference of a Black Friday was in reference to the financial market crash in September of 1869, the earliest use of the term Black Friday when in reference to the day after Thanksgiving in a context related to shopping started in Philadelphia. The term was used to describe the disruptive walking and vehicle traffic due to the volume of shoppers on that day.

In the 1950’s, employees began calling in sick on “Black Friday” to give themselves a longer weekend for the holiday. This is the unofficial start of the Holiday Shopping Season. It is one of the biggest shopping days of the year due to the huge mark down sales used to attract shoppers.

According to a pre-holiday survey this year by the National Retail Federation, an estimated 135.8 million Americans plan to shop over the Thanksgiving weekend (58.7 % of those surveyed), though even more (183.8 million, or 79.6 %) said they would take advantage of the online deals offered on Cyber Monday.

We love holidays and we hate to disappoint so of course First Pawn Jewelry and Loan will be having some amazing Black Friday Sales this year! We cordially invite you to come in and check out the savings you can’t get any other day of the year on already incredibly reasonably priced items far below retail.

You could very well do all your holiday shopping in one fell swoop!

We will have special deals on musical instruments, firearms, sporting goods, jewelry, gold, silver, and coins, games, computers, smartphones, tablets, and much more.

We will also be issuing cash loans that day as well! So if you need extra money to go shop and you have old items of value you no longer use, bring them on in before you hit the stores! We love to play let’s make a deal and can accept them for either pawn or sale!

Come see us at First Pawn Jewelry and Loan

with two convenient locations right here in Southwest, Florida.

889 Airport Road South, Naples, Fl 34104 | 239-434-7296

1331 Homestead Rd N, Lehigh Acres, FL 33936 | 239-369-2274

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