As many business traditions, Black Friday comes from the US, and is the day that officially welcomes Christmas shopping season. Shops around the world offer many of their products with discount vouchers or special offers to increase their sales at the beginning of the Christmas campaign.
The tradition has been widely accepted by the great international firms based in Barcelona. In order to support small shops form Barcelona, the initiative Black Friday Barcelona holds its current edition, after their last year successful first edition. The objective of the event is that the local trade offers and sells its services or products with significant and exclusive discounts for two days.