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Black Friday 2023 at Office Depot
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When Is Black Friday 2023?
Black Friday occurs the day after Thanksgiving, allowing deal-seeking customers to get a head-start on their holiday shopping. In 2023, Black Friday falls on Nov. 24.
However, eager Black Friday shoppers often start eyeing deals on Thanksgiving itself. This phenomenon raises an important question: When does Black Friday start? While retailers start their Black Friday sales at different times, this page makes it easy to score discounts as soon as possible.
Black Friday sales launch online at exactly 12:01 a.m., allowing late-night shoppers to get great deals from the comfort of their homes. For those who prefer to shop in stores, store locations maintain regular business hours on Black Friday. Shoppers can use the Store Locator tool on this website to find the nearest location and learn when it will be open.
Why is it called Black Friday?
The origins of Black Friday are fairly convoluted, confusing even many historians. Throughout the years, the term has been associated with everything from an 1800s stock market crash to hectic shopping conditions in specific cities. Clearly, Black Friday has evolved far beyond its original roots, becoming an exciting national phenomenon.
Today, many people associate Black Friday with business terminology: When a business is losing money, it’s said to be “in the red,” whereas a profitable business is “in the black.” Many businesses flourish on Black Friday, making it an important driver of the American economy.
What long does Black Friday last?
While Black Friday lasts just one day, the deals certainly don’t end for shoppers. The following Monday, Nov. 27, 2023, is Cyber Monday, which brings its own flood of fantastic deals for customers shopping online.
Better yet, the savings last all week long. Shoppers can check in daily to discover new deals on everything from office supplies to furniture and technology. Savings opportunities are also available year-round on the Deals of the Day page.
How can I get the best Black Friday deals in 2023?
Black Friday enthusiasts often strive to perfect their shopping strategy, seizing the best deals possible all day long. For Black Friday deals 2023, savvy shoppers can combine multiple methods to make the most of the holiday.
As noted above, Black Friday deals launch online at 12:01 a.m. For those who stay up late on Turkey Day, this is an opportunity to scope out excellent deals digitally, then decide whether to purchase online or head to the nearest store when it opens. In many cases, customers can also take advantage of in-store pickup options for online purchases, meaning less waiting in line with Black Friday crowds.
Can I get a sneak peek at the deals for Black Friday 2023?
Shoppers can score an advanced look at the day’s sales by signing up for Black Friday updates. As soon as deals are ready to reveal, customers will be notified by email or text message.