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   ago      busy      celebration      crowds      discounts      employees      family      midnight      millions      petitions      profits      safely      shoppers      shoppers      shopping      stores      supermarkets      thousands      usually      wrong  
A shopping day has brought out of bargain hunters across the world. The day is called Black Friday. Stores give of up to 70 per cent on of things. It is a big shopping day in the USA. Four years , it went to Britain. It is now huge in the UK. On Friday, British police were called to four just after (the sales started at one minute past midnight). Police were worried that would get crushed in the . Officers worked with store staff to make sure that sale-goers could enter and exit the stores .

Shoppers in the UK were happy go , but store in the USA were angry. Many stores started Black Friday a day early, on the US of Thanksgiving. Store workers and thought it was to work on Thanksgiving. This is a time for people to spend with . A 'Boycott Black Thursday' Facebook page has 114,000 likes. Many big did not open. CNN said there are over 60 on the website Change.org. They want to change Black Friday. They think family is more important than .

 
 

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