November 30, 2014
THE DOORBUSTER: A Quiksilver boutique at South Coast Plaza offered discounts of 40 percent during Black Friday weekend. But many retailers offered deeper discounts during the weekend.
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After Black Friday
Retail analysts forecast a lull in business in weeks following the big deals and buzz of Black Friday, generally considered the kickoff of the winter holiday retail season. Business is predicted to skyrocket sometime before Dec. 20, Super Saturday, the weekend before Christmas.
The Black Friday weekend represented a tough beginning to what many economists still forecast to be a holiday season of good sales.