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Black Friday - in 60 seconds

Retailers are forecasting record online sales as part of pre-Christmas discounting.

Black Friday - originally a big sales day in the US - is now being adopted by more and more shops in the UK.

But why is it called 'Black Friday'? The BBC explains.

Stills courtesy of Thinkstock. Archive footage courtesy of Pathé.

  • 28 Nov 2014
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