According to tradition, the official Black Friday is held not only in the US the day after Thanksgiving, but worldwide. It is to be understood as a kind of starting signal that heralds the Christmas season. And since Christmas Eve is always around the corner sooner than one would like to believe, the shopping event can be used to make the first purchases for the upcoming festival. In order to increase the incentive for this, large online retailers such as Amazon, Ebay and Otto lure with attractive offers from different product categories - such as household and technology, DIY and health. And as a Prime customer, you'll enjoy even more benefits and discounts.
Even if you are not a member of Amazon, you can access all offers on Black Friday. With a Prime subscription, however, you have the advantage that you can see all lightning offers - i.e. special deals that are only cheaper for a short time and are sold out quickly - 30 minutes earlier. In addition, you do not have to pay any shipping costs for Prime products. In some cases, the orders are even delivered on the same day, provided it is a so-called "same-day" delivery. And that's not all the advantages. As an Amazon Prime customer:
Extra savings tip: If you are not (yet) a Prime customer, you can take out a trial membership for free and test it for 30 days - only for Black Friday, of course. Only after the free period does the subscription become chargeable if you don't cancel it again: After that you pay 8.99 euros per month. For the price mentioned, you can enjoy even more benefits, such as:
How could it be otherwise that Black Friday has its origins in America - the land of opportunity. This applies not only to its naming, but also to the shopping event: In the USA, the day is celebrated in many shops, while online shops throughout Germany primarily use it to advertise. But what is actually behind the term? In fact, there are the wildest theories about who or what started Black Friday. One is that post-Thanksgiving sales have always been, and still are, so high that most stores are in the black.
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