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Just so you know today, Friday 29 November 2020, is Black Friday.  Nakiso Borehole Drilling will run Black Friday Week on the last week of...

Just so you know today, Friday 29 November 2020, is Black Friday. 

Nakiso Borehole Drilling will run Black Friday Week on the last week of the month of November 2020. Nakiso Borehole Drilling will be running a Black Friday Week instead of restricting the promotion to the actual one day - Friday 27 November 2020.

This arrangement will involve the Black Friday Week running from Monday 23 November 2020 to Friday 27 November 2020 the month of November rather than concentrating all the Black Friday Deals into just one day, said Lydia Musvari, the Sales Associate for Nakiso Borehole Drilling.

“We saw from our 2019 Black Friday promotion that there was a high concentration of people who needed water solutions from us coming to take advantage of the promotion. This possed a challenging to us as we experience a lot of traffic on the 2019 Black Friday,” said Iyvonne Mutindindi, the Nakiso Borehole Drilling Operations Associate.

"Therefore, we as Nakiso Borehole Drilling have taken the decision to reimagine the way we do Black Friday in 2020."

"In an effort to create a more consumer-friendly Black Friday experience while adhering to all Covid-19 and social distancing protocols, Nakiso Borehole Drilling has taken the decision to extend the duration of our Black Friday promotion to a week."

A Brief History of Black Friday:

Americans and other countries celebrate a holiday called Thanksgiving which always falls on the fourth Thursday of November each year rather than on a given specific calendar day. 

This is an important holiday during which people travel to meet relatives usually as an extended family.

As already said the holiday falls on a Thursday it would make little sense for people to return to work the following day-Friday. While not officially recognised the Friday after Thanksgiving became a de-facto holiday characterised by a large number of people doing their shopping.

Shops began to take advantage of this by offering inducements to entice people to buy and spend. Eventually, it evolved into a day when you could do early Christmas shopping.

No, the term Black Friday did not begin as a day when white Americans offered each other deals on black-negro slaves! 
Nakiso Black Friday Week
Nakiso Black Friday Week

That much we know. However, the origins of the name Black Friday are not clear. Some say it was the police of certain American states that started calling it a Black Friday as it was a day when there was a lot of traffic resulting in lots of crime, accidents and deaths.

As Black Friday became popular shop came up with their own spin on how the term Black Friday came to be. According to them, it’s a day that allowed shops to make a profit. Making a loss is called being in red, remember how all marks below 50% were reported using a red pen in your High School report book? 

Turning a profit is called being in black.

Black Friday comes to Africa and Zimbabwe:

While discounts were popular in Zimbabwe towards Christmas, with the recent economic meltdowns it has actually become customary for our predatory retailers to hike prices as we get towards Christmas. 

However, the meltdown has also seen a lot of Zimbabweans leave the country and go to other countries where they have had occasion to experience other cultures one of which is Black Friday.

The tech-savvy Zimbabwean community has also taken advantage for a number of years now. Each year the number of people who take advantage of these sales online continues to grow using cards such as the FBC MasterCard and Steward Visa to shop on Aliexpress, Amazon, Alibaba and Gearbest.

South African shops have also been known to take part in the sale. The last year 2019, Nakiso Borehole Drilling carried out a Black Friday Week with Borehole Drilling promotional. 

Nakiso Borehole Drilling will be holding A Black Friday week from Monday 23 November 2020 to Friday 27 November 2020.

At Nakiso Borehole Drilling, we believe in maintaining a standard of quality and excellence that speaks for itself. We strive to give our clients the best services that we can.

Aside from an inviting, relaxing atmosphere and an empathetic reception staff, our team works to provide water services that not only improve access to water but also your quality of life.

Your smile is our commitment!
Nakiso Black Friday Week
Nakiso Black Friday Week

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