Black Friday 2022: when is it in France?

Black Friday 2022 is just a few weeks away. This commercial operation is an opportunity for families to take advantage of advantageous promotions just before the end of the year celebrations. What is the date in France? What sites and stores are participating? We take stock.

  Black Friday 2022: when is it in France?

Black Friday is an iconic commercial event in the United States, Canada and recently in France. During this commercial operation, many brands, e-commerce sites and physical stores offer a whole host of promotional offers at often discounted prices. For families and consumers, it is therefore the ideal time to take advantage of good deals and plan in advance the purchases of Christmas see even gifts for future birthdays. For still others, it is an opportunity to (re)equip their accommodation at low prices, especially if the washing machine or the hob have just failed. An operation expected by many households, very affected by the inflation that is currently raging. It's time to do your scouting, Black Friday is coming soon!

How long is Black Friday?

In principle, Black Friday lasts only one day, the time of a Friday. But in France, merchants and e-commerce sites sometimes take the opportunity to extend the event for a few additional days, either several days before or during the following weekend.

When does Black Friday start and end in 2022?

Usually, and as the name suggests, Black Friday takes place on the last Friday of November. This year in 2022, Black Friday officially starts Friday, November 25 at midnight on the Internet and as soon as physical stores open . For some brands, Black Friday ends the same day, but not for all. For some years now, Black Friday has extended over the weekend and ends with Cyber Monday , another day dedicated to promotions and deals. According to the calendar, Cyber ​​Monday falls Monday, November 28, 2022 .

Why is this day of promotions called Black Friday?

Black Friday was initiated in the United States in the 1950s. It is a custom that follows an iconic holiday for Americans namely Thanksgiving . In French, this day translates as 'black Friday'. It's called that because the proposed cuts are so big, that at the time traders' books went from red, in other words deficit, to black, they were making profit again.

What online sites do Black Friday?

In France, many online sites participate in Black Friday. Many sectors are involved, like the big brands of household appliances, cultural products, ready-to-wear and make-up. Among the regular participants, we find the sites: Fnac, Boulanger, Darty, Amazon, Conforama, Alinéa, Cdiscount, La Redoute, Zalando, Sephora, Marionnaud etc.

Which stores do Black Friday?

Physical stores also do Black Friday for the most part. In stores, you can find very good deals, especially in supermarkets, household appliances, ready-to-wear, furniture and decoration, but also in shops that sell cultural products or make-up, such as Auchan, Conforama, Carrefour, Sephora, Marionnaud, Alinéa, Fnac, Darty etc.