According to Information Research Inc. Holiday 2009 Forecast, nearly half of all shoppers will have already started their holiday shopping by November 1st. The shopping season is in full swing with less than a month to Black Friday and less than 2 months until Christmas Day. Holiday shoppers are already taking advantage of discounts so read on to find out some of the predicted 2009 trends. So what are you waiting for? Start promoting!
The National Retail Federation is predicting a 1% decline in holiday sales this year. However, when compared to last year’s 3.4% drop in holiday sales, 2009 shopping isn’t looking too bad. What will some of the trends be this year?
Tip: Create a sense of urgency and promote early shopping….