How big is Christmas/holiday shopping for your business?

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Herts, England United Kingdom
Andy
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Joined: Jan 1, 2001
How big is Christmas/holiday shopping for your business?
2 Oct 2014
For some sellers the holiday shopping season is what makes or breaks their business.

For others, business is flat or even down at this time of year.

How important is Christmas/holiday shopping to your business? Do you expect this season to be better or worse than last?

Would love to hear your thoughts!
Andy Geldman, Web Retailer
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Arizona United States
michael694
Kudos: 44
Joined: Aug 2, 2014
Re: How big is Christmas/holiday shopping for your business?
2 Oct 2014
Selling home improvement products on line, the time between Thanksgiving and a week before Christmas is a prime selling time for us. The later Thanksgiving is in the US (4th Thursday of November) the shorter the season.
Many people go to others houses and want to spruce up the kitchen and bath. We absolutely need to take advantage of this time of year
Midlothian, VA United States
Jax Music Supply
Kudos: 2,387
Joined: May 25, 2009
Re: How big is Christmas/holiday shopping for your business?
2 Oct 2014
In 2013 it was about 21% of my year for November and December, more than straight average but not as high as in years past. In the past it has been as high as 40%.
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Irvine, CA United States
Iconasys
Kudos: 30
Joined: Oct 14, 2014
Re: How big is Christmas/holiday shopping for your business?
17 Oct 2014
We're business to business (primarily selling our product photography software direct to eComm businesses) so unfortunately, holiday shopping has an adverse effect on business

Always make for a good time to take a vacation!
Leeds United Kingdom
highheelhaven
Kudos: 36
Joined: Oct 17, 2014
Re: How big is Christmas/holiday shopping for your business?
17 Oct 2014
Very big for my business because husbands go out and buy there wives high heel shoes for christmas presents.

www.highheelhaven.com

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