Holiday deals expected to continue through season

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

The deep discounts generally associated with Black Friday should continue through this year’s entire holiday shopping season, according to David Overfelt with the Missouri Retailers Association.

Nearly 20 percent of holiday shopping was expected to be done over Thanksgiving weekend, but Overfelt said the best sales day of the year for retailers in generally not Black Friday. He also said the continued deals should help with Missouri’s holiday retail sales.

Overall, the state’s holiday sales are expected to increase 3.7 percent this year from the same time period last year.

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