Group Of French Lawmakers Wants To Ban Black Friday Sales
Techlife News|November 30, 2019
Some French lawmakers want to ban ‘Black Friday’, the post-Thanksgiving sales event that has morphed into a global phenomenon.

A legislative committee passed an amendment last Monday that proposes prohibiting ‘Black Friday’ since it causes “resource waste” and “overconsumption.”

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