There May Be Two Black Fridays This Year
Never mind that we've barely bid farewell to swimsuit season. Retailers are already looking ahead to the all-important holiday shopping season. And this year, that means they're looking ahead to … "Thanksgivukkah"? That's the made-up name some are giving to a very real and remarkable coincidence of the calendar — namely, the fact that Thanksgiving and the first day of Hanukkah, the eight-day Jewish festival of lights that normally starts close to Christmas, fall on the same date in 2013 (Nov. 28, to be exact).