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2016 Major Holiday Shopping Dates

The holiday shopping season is slowly but surely creeping up on us all! Prepare your business with the latest merchandise by shopping our online wholesale marketplace. LA Showroom is now offering end of the year specials from a variety of manufacturers and distributors for buyers to leverage.

According to the National Retail Federation, the holiday season accounts for 20-40 percent of retailers annual sales. Independent merchants should make all the necessary preparations to have a successful holiday marketing season. Take advantage of the biggest retail events of the year by following these key holiday shopping dates.


Holiday Shopping | Wholesale at LA Showroom

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Single’s Day (China)

Friday, November 11

This major retail holiday originated as a shopping day for single people in China to celebrate being proud of being single! In recent years, it has become an online shopping retail event. A perfect opportunity for businesses to kick off holiday sales.  [/bs_col][bs_col class=”col-xs-4″]

Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 24

In the United States, this date marks the official beginning of the holiday shopping season. There are a handful of retailers in the fashion industry that stay open in order to keep up with the demand, usually launching promos before midnight on Thanksgiving. [/bs_col][bs_col class=”col-xs-4″]

Black Friday

November 25  

Make sure you are stocked with essential inventory before this massive selling holiday! Black Friday is regarded as a significant day for shoppers to send retail sales through the roof. Whether you own a physical store front or strictly e-commerce, it is vital that you offer big discounts and promotions to keep up with your competitors![/bs_col]
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Small Business Saturday

November 26

The first Saturday following Thanksgiving is an official shopping day started by American Express. The goal of this day is to shine the light on small businesses and encourage shoppers to give back to their community by shopping local.

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Cyber Monday

November 28 

Prior to this huge online sale day, optimize your website and make sure it can deal with an increase of site visitors. Mobile-friendly websites or apps should also be optimized to guarantee a successful conversion. Data collected by Adobe found U.S. online orders totaled $3.07 billion on Cyber Monday in 2015!

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Manic Monday

December 5

This day is looking to be one of the busiest online and in-store shopping days of the year. Anything with gift potential is likely to be purchased on this day. Shopping experts say it could be the last chance for consumers to order presents and secure delivery in time for Christmas without having to pay an additional shipping fee. [/bs_col][bs_col class=”col-xs-4″]

Green Monday

December 12

Green Monday is an online retail term devised by eBay to describe its best sales day in December. With approximately less than two weeks before Christmas, Green Monday is touted as the third-largest online shopping day of the year, behind Black Friday and Cyber Monday.  [/bs_col][bs_col class=”col-xs-4″]

Super Saturday

December 19

Stock up on bestsellers, gift wrapping option, and of course, gift cards/certificates! Today is one of the last Saturdays before Christmas. If you are a brick and mortar store, make sure you are adequately staffed. It would be beneficial for online stores to be readily available on at least social media to filter through any last minute inquiries. [/bs_col]
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Christmas Eve

Saturday, December 24

Implementing gift wrapping services today would be ideal. There will always be a handful of last-minute holiday shoppers looking to purchase on this day. Many major retailers are implementing the initiative of shutting down shop earlier than usual in order to spend time with family. Make sure to post your holiday hours in advance to notify your customers.

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Boxing Day

Monday, December 26

The day after Christmas is known as Boxing Day. Historically, this is also a big day for sales. Dramatic price reductions lure out millions of shoppers who are ready to snatch up after Christmas sales. Many retailers are now starting their Boxing Day sales online on Christmas Eve.

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New Year’s Eve

Saturday, December 31

Congrats! As a retailer, you have made it through the fourth quarter! Today is your last chance to lock in your sales goals. Last-minute shoppers may be on the look out for the perfect New Year’s Eve outfit, make sure to stock on favorite holiday designs.

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Wholesale Holiday Gift Ideas:

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Holiday Shopping | Nicole Lee Wholesale at LA Showroom

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Holiday Shopping | Zohra Apparel Wholesale at LA Showroom

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Holiday Shopping | White Mark Wholesale at LA Showroom

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