MasterCard Discloses Best Times to Beat Holiday Shopping Rush
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Discloses Best Times to Beat Holiday Shopping Rush
In the interest of making your holiday shopping easier (and
perhaps using your credit card more often?), MasterCard has
combed through past transaction data to find the best days and
times to shop if you want to avoid big crowds and long lines.
the Friday after Thanksgiving is often thought of as the busiest
shopping day, it was actually the sixth busiest in 2004. December
23rd was the busiest shopping day.
Christmas falls on a Sunday this year, we may see procrastinating
shoppers out in full force on Friday, December 23 and until
stores close on Saturday, December 24,? said Rob Reeg, chief
technology officer at MasterCard.
to MasterCard’s data, early morning and late evenings are the
best times of day to shop if you want to beat the crowds.
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