Holiday Shopping

Local Businesses Looking to Hire for Busy Holiday Season

Many businesses around the country are seeking extra help this holiday season! Officials with the Alabama Retail Association say the demand gets higher starting in the month of November for businesses, especially with huge sales like Black Friday. Though retail isn’t the only area that sees a large crowd for the holidays. “A lot of times it gets standing room…

What the Tech? Get Ready for Early Black Friday Sales

We’re just three weeks away from Thanksgiving and Black Friday. The day after Thanksgiving has traditionally been one of the busiest shopping days of the year. But this is 2020 when the holiday shopping season actually began in the middle of October with Amazon Prime Day. All major retailers are releasing Black Friday sales circulars online to entice shoppers to…

What the Tech? Better Ways to Return Items to Amazon

Prime Day 2020 was another big success and while Amazon has not released any numbers of overall sales, the company did announce the 48-hour sales event was big for small and medium businesses in its stores. If you made a purchase or multiple purchases during Prime Days, October 13th-14th, you may still have not received your package. So what’s up?…

Holiday Shoppers Pile Into The Shoppes at EastChase

With just three days until Christmas, foot traffic at The Shoppes at EastChase is steadily flowing

‘Tis the season for frantic gift buying. With just three days until Christmas, the foot traffic at The Shoppes at EastChase is steadily flowing. “It’s been great,” said Meredith Sparks, Owner, Eleven Eleven – Holiday Pop Up Shop. “We’ve been super busy. So excited to help all these last minute shoppers.” According to the annual survey by Prosper Insights &…

Retailers, Consumers Hope to Cash-in on Final Stretch of Holiday Shopping Season

It's just a week to go until Christmas and holiday shoppers in Montgomery are hitting the stores

It’s go time for gift-givers this holiday season. And while it’s true online shopping has hurt retail stores,¬†malls like Mongomery’s Eastdale have invested thousands of dollars to lure shoppers back… and they say it’s working. “Up to this point, it’s been a fantastic season for us here at Eastdale,” said¬†Eastdale Mall’s General Manager David Hagood. Hagood says they focus on…