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Black Friday sales in stores can get dangerous and even deadly. That is why stores have elaborate crowd control policies in place these days. Still Black Friday 2013 had again many violent incidences. Looking at historic data since 2006, Walmart is the most dangerous place to be on Black Friday.
The Black Friday sales in stores can be dangerous. They have been even more dangerous years ago without proper crowd control in stores. These days the violence is not happening in stores for the most part. Security got stepped up after the death of a Walmart worker back in 2008.
Silk has analyzed the Black Friday injury and death reports since 2006.
Out of the 89 reported Black Friday injuries since 2006, 66% happened at or in a Walmart. Pepper spray was the main cause why a record 46 people were injured during Black Friday related events in 2011.
Since 2006, 12 Black Friday shoppers have been injured and three people killed by a stampede of other Black Friday shoppers.
Below is a maps of the Black Friday incidents.
Black Friday shopping is saver than ever, but it is still dangerous. Make sure you do not bring your kids to Black Friday shopping.
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The Black Friday 2014 Countdown is in its final phase. There are only days left until Thanksgiving Day when most Black Friday 2014 sales will begin. The Amazon Black Friday Deals Week will already launch on Sunday, Nov. 23 and there are more early access Black Friday sales events coming up.
The most important Black Friday 2014 ads have been released including the Walmart Black Friday 2014 Ad, Target Black Friday 2014 Ad and the Best Buy Black Friday 2014 Ad. The weeks ahead of the actual Black Friday 2014 are the ideal time to score Black Friday deals without the usual stress involved.
Some say Black Friday is over hyped, but if you know how Black Friday works, you can get the best deals of the year. We are providing with our full Black Friday coverage the information you need to find the best Black Friday deals. It is important to understand that Black Friday is not on the Friday after Thanksgiving Day it is already now. Many of the advertised Black Friday 2014 deals are already on sale now, if you know where to look.
Black Friday 2014 sales will seamlessly lead over into Cyber Monday 2014 sales starting on Sunday November 30. We have seen last year that many consumers still think Cyber Monday sales start on Monday. On Monday most Cyber Monday deals are already sold out.