The Death of Black Friday? 'Don't Buy it' makes the case
Here in the US, retailers pin most of their hopes for a fruitful year on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving.
Since Thanksgiving might already be a more subdued affair this year (2008) than in the past decade, there might be little hope that shoppers will save the day for malls across the country.
Judith Levine warns us with Don't Buy It :We'll have to curb the urge to splurge, but we can afford a break (Washington Post, November 23).
Fits right there with the Frugalista thread overtaking the online world