Northwest Arkansas Retailers Resume Holiday Hours

Posted: December 11, 2013 at 5 a.m.

STAFF PHOTO ANTHONY REYES Jessica Buckles, cashier at Academy Sports, assists a customer Tuesday in Rogers.

Snow, ice and cold temperatures didn’t keep Amy Maxwell from completing most of her Christmas shopping last weekend.

At A Glance

When People Shop

Though many shoppers wait until the last minute to finish holiday shopping, about 40 percent of people start before Halloween each year. Below is a breakdown of when people reported doing their holiday shopping in 2012:

Before September: 12 percent

September: 7 percent

October: 22 percent

November: 39 percent

First 2 weeks of December: 16 percent

Last 2 weeks of December: 3.5 percent

Source: National Retail Federation

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