It’s that time of the year again — yes, retailers everywhere are preparing for the grand event of Black Friday, which this year falls on November 26. With holidays just up ahead, the excitement to shop is most definitely in the air and with that, store managers and visual planners will take to the drawing board to come up with out-of-the-box solutions to make their shops stand out amongst competitors during this fierce time in this spirited consumer climate. There is no time like the present to put a plan in action. Afterall, Black Friday starts earlier every year! Here, 6 tips to get sales rolling.
While the final numbers aren’t out yet, U.S. holiday spending is still projected to top $1 trillion in 2020, the second year in a row to do so. The brick-and-mortar retail experience still makes up the lion’s share of all retail sales, or about 85%, according to third quarter numbers this year from the U.S. Department of Commerce.