Named for the color used to show that businesses have turned a profit, " Black Friday" has become a bellwether for predicting how well the holiday shopping season will be.
The first official day of the holiday shopping season, Black Friday and its deep discounts offered by most retailers usually draw hordes of deal-hunting shoppers and could be a sign of a rebound in consumer spending. Others, meanwhile, prefer to beat the crowds by staying at home.
So, which are you — a deal hunter, or someone who avoids Black Friday?
Let us know by casting a vote in our poll. And if you are shopping on Friday, let us know where in the comment section below!