4 best deals to shop the day after Christmas

4 best deals to shop the day after Christmas

If you’re a late gift-giver, or want to exchange a gift you received this holiday season — you may be in luck. The day after Christmas has recently become a prime sales day, as stores look to get rid of unsold holiday merchandise. It also allows shoppers to score deals before the end of the year. It’s also important to be aware of what you’re planning to buy, as some items are priced higher after the holidays. With Black Friday season stretched out longer than ever this year during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the time for holiday shopping feels even […]

Last minute shoppers forced to look to physical retail stores

Last minute shoppers forced to look to physical retail stores

Last minute holiday shoppers forced to visit stores to make purchases found reduced inventories and fewer promotions as depleted inventories allowed for more full-priced selling. Data from The NPD Group, Salesforce and the National Retail Federation show that as the holiday season draws to a closes sales have been stronger than might have been expected given the economic and societal challenges caused by COVID-19. Heading into the final weekend prior to Christmas shoppers were spending freely amid an environment of reduced discounting which bodes well for margins. For example: The NPD Group reported on Friday, Dec. 18, that sales in the […]