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Boxing Day shopping frenzy takes over UK and Canada

Posted: 4:56 PM, Dec 26, 2012
Updated: 2012-12-26 19:04:53-05
Shoppers race into retailers for Boxing Days sales and discounts

Shoppers race into retailers for Boxing Days sales and discounts

The day after Christmas means only one thing in Canada and the United Kingdom… shopping.

More formally known as Boxing Day, the day after Christmas, is the Black Friday of the U.K. and Canada

Originally the holiday was celebrated by employers giving gifts to their workers, but after the 1980’s the tradition faded.