Northwest Arkansas Shoppers Seek Post-Holiday Deals

Posted: December 27, 2013 at 5 a.m.

SHOPPING WISH While his wife and daughter shop, Rago Sanchez of Rogers and his son, Giovanni, 3, make a wish at a fountain on Thursday Dec. 26 2013 at Pinnacle Hills Promenade in Rogers.

Shoppers armed with gift cards, items to exchange and lists of holiday decorations to buy for next year flocked to stores across Northwest Arkansas on Thursday.

At A Glance

Gift Cards

The National Retail Federation’s Gift Card Spending Survey reports people planning on buying gift cards would spend an average of $45 per card, up from $43 last year. Department stores at 40 percent and restaurants at 34 percent were the top choices for gift cards, and nearly one in five cards was for coffee. Electronics stores account for 20 percent of cards and 13 percent were for online merchants.

Source: National Retail Federation

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