Super Saturday Shopping...Not for The Faint-Hearted
Ready for not the busiest shopping day of the year will be on Saturday. Even more sales than Black Friday. Retail analysts say the Day after Thanksgiving brought in $8 billion in sales. Saturday should see a billion more.
Why this pre-Christmas crunch? I'm told it's a combination of good weather, lower gas prices, and the fact Christmas is less than a week away.
Online says, the experts say, only make up for 13% of overall holiday purchases. But the big box stores are taking note and trying to incorporate online techniques with in-store purchases. The use of smart phones is also making the shopping experience more convenient.