Love is in the air! This year, Valentine’s Day will fall on Tuesday, February 14th. In addition to the United States, Valentine’s Day is celebrated in Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, France and Australia.
Retailers everywhere are gearing up for one of their busiest holidays next to Christmas.
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If you’re still recovering from the stress and pressure from the recent holidays, it’s time to rest up and reset for the next wave of “shopportunities”. There are two primary holidays coming up that warrant your attention – and affection!
Love is in the air
If you’ve been wondering if the 2016 holiday deals and steals will extend into 2017, the answer is yes – and no. “Retailers were curtailing their inventory going into the holidays, so they didn’t really buy as much as last holiday season. I think there will be an initial big surge in deals, but don’t know how long they’ll last,” says Bloomberg News retail reporter Shannon Pettypiece in a recent CBS news report.
Boxing Day, the day following Christmas, is traditionally a holiday celebrated in the United Kingdom and Commonwealth nations as well as a popular day for shopping and saving in the U.S. Boxing Day is the final holiday of the year when retailers from around the globe take a “gloves off” approach to winning the attention of eager end-of-year shoppers. Deals will be plenty, although expect a somewhat diminished selection among popular brands and products.
Here are our top picks for maximum Boxing Day savings