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Black Friday: A “Collective Consumption Ritual”

New post on my Psychology Today blog:

Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving in the United States, is a “collective consumption ritual”, according to Thomas and Peters (2011). Over two years, the researchers interviewed “experienced” Black Friday shoppers. Through 38 qualitative interviews, the researchers found four themes:

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By | 2016-11-20T07:53:44+00:00 November 23rd, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Black Friday: A “Collective Consumption Ritual”

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