By Katherine Field Boccaccio
November 13, 2012
Chicago — ShopperTrak released a forecast on Tuesday that indicates certain days during the holiday shopping season will be quieter than others. The “10 best days to shop,” according to ShopperTrak, are those with the least amount of foot traffic in stores. The weekdays after the busy Thanksgiving weekend top the list.
“This holiday shopping season – November and December – will be busier than in 2011. More shoppers will visit more stores,” said Bill Martin, ShopperTrak founder. “But even though consumer demand will increase, retailers still will offer plenty of specials and discounts. The 10 lightest shopping days, in terms of foot traffic, will present an opportunity for shoppers to secure the best customer service and potentially the best deals.”
These best days to shop will be Monday through Thursday following Thanksgiving weekend, with Tuesday, Nov. 27, taking the top place.…Read the complete article