Northwest Arkansas Retailers Resume Holiday Hours
Posted: December 11, 2013 at 5 a.m.
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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