Is it permissible for a Muslim to purchase items on ‘Black Friday’ promotions?

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Q. Is it permissible for Muslims to purchase items on ‘Black Friday’ promotions? As a Muslim customer, I’m not purchasing the promotional items because its ‘Black Friday’, I’m purchasing it because it’s on promotion?

A. It is permissible to purchase promotional or discounted items sold on Black Friday or on any other day during the year. There is no prohibition for doing so in this regard.

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Mufti Ismaeel Bassa

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