Waiting until the last minute to get the best holiday shopping deals may backfire for some this year. In the latest edition of Retail Rap, I discuss industry trends that could push prices up as we move closer to Christmas.
If you’re someone who puts off your holiday shopping until the last minute to save a few bucks by scouring for the best “deals” and taking advantage of those absolute bargain basement prices, I’m afraid you may be in for a rude awakening this holiday shopping season. If my sense of the retail landscape is correct, I think it’s possible we’ll see prices increase as Christmas gets closer.
Check out the full article from my recurring column, Retail Rap, at Chain Store Age.