• What’s Going on in November?

  • November 2, 2016

The month of November is full of holiday shopping and giving thanks. Take note of all of the big events and shopping days you should be preparing for this month!

Election Day

Tuesday, November 8th is a big day across America! Make sure you fulfill your civic duty and vote and encourage your customers to vote! You could even have a special promotion going for your shoppers who come into your store wearing an “I Voted!” sticker.

Thanksgiving

Like every other year, Thanksgiving falls on the third Thursday of the month. This year, Thanksgiving will be on Thursday, November 24th. Many small businesses close all day Thursday and instead encourage their shoppers to come in on Black Friday or Small Business Saturday.

Black Friday

Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving and is on November 25th. Be prepared for an influx of shoppers expecting to find some great deals at your store!

Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday was an initiative created to encourage people to shop locally and at smaller stores. SBS will be on Saturday, November 26th.  There are many different ways to encourage customers to shop in your store on this day, all you do is have to get a little creative and spread the word!

Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday is a day when many people will shop online to find the best deals. It is on November 28th. If you have an online presence, you may want to consider participating in Cyber Monday and having some irresistible sales and deals.

Happy selling!

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About Kristin Jonason

Kristin joined the RICS team as an Orr Fellow in June 2014. She loves rollerblading, crazy outdoor adventures, and her Bernese Mountain Dog (@addythebernese).