December 16, 2018

Feeling Festive: Preparing Your Pet Store for Holiday Shoppers

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Well, perhaps not quite yet. But that doesn’t mean the holiday season isn’t already on the minds of retailers nationwide. After all, approximately 40 percent of shoppers start shopping for the holidays before Halloween, though most consumers do their shopping in November, according to the 2015 National Retail Federation’s (NRF) Holiday Survival Kit.

According to the same NRF report, consumer holiday spending has been on the increase since a relatively drastic dip in spending over 2008 and 2009. And while many retailers have navigated several holiday seasons in the tenure of their businesses, that doesn’t necessarily mean last