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Thanksgiving weekend shopping in the U.S.

Thanksgiving; it’s the time of year to eat, drink, relax with family, and, of course, shop. Its convenient timing, a month out from Christmas, has made it an increasingly popular event in the shopping calendar. But not every deal-hunter, armed with laptop and feigning interest in the Thanksgiving football specials, has Christmas shopping on the mind. After all, giving is in the name, even if it’s gifting yourself that ugly Christmas sweater you've had your eye on.

Thanksgiving is defined by tradition, and nothing says tradition like a one-hundred-dollar plasma screen TV. Such seemingly crazy deals are a common occurrence on Black Friday, the day following Thanksgiving. Black Friday is now known as one of the busiest shopping days in the United States and has become a tradition of its own. Regardless of what you are looking to purchase, it is likely to be on sale at some time during the Thanksgiving weekend.

Though images of stampeding customers on Black Friday were be beamed around the world in previous years, Thanksgiving weekend shopping has increasingly moved online. In 2020, this trend has been accelerated by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. In addition to a change in shopping channel preference, the amount that Americans are willing to spend over Thanksgiving weekend is decreasing. Over one third of shoppers are planning have a lower Black Friday spending budget in 2020. The impact of the coronavirus pandemic on holiday shopping will be significant throughout the upcoming season.

The initial switch to online retailers was fueled by the creation of Cyber Monday, a marketing tool used by online retailers to encourage online shopping. Now more than a decade old, Cyber Monday digital e-commerce spending totaled almost eight billion U.S. dollars in 2019. Given that 73 percent of those who shopped online on Cyber Monday refrained from shopping in-store as well, it seems people are keen to avoid Armageddon-like scenes in the nation’s malls where possible.

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Thanksgiving weekend shopping in the U.S.

Thanksgiving; it’s the time of year to eat, drink, relax with family, and, of course, shop. Its convenient timing, a month out from Christmas, has made it an increasingly popular event in the shopping calendar. But not every deal-hunter, armed with laptop and feigning interest in the Thanksgiving football specials, has Christmas shopping on the mind. After all, giving is in the name, even if it’s gifting yourself that ugly Christmas sweater you've had your eye on.

Thanksgiving is defined by tradition, and nothing says tradition like a one-hundred-dollar plasma screen TV. Such seemingly crazy deals are a common occurrence on Black Friday, the day following Thanksgiving. Black Friday is now known as one of the busiest shopping days in the United States and has become a tradition of its own. Regardless of what you are looking to purchase, it is likely to be on sale at some time during the Thanksgiving weekend.

Though images of stampeding customers on Black Friday were be beamed around the world in previous years, Thanksgiving weekend shopping has increasingly moved online. In 2020, this trend has been accelerated by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. In addition to a change in shopping channel preference, the amount that Americans are willing to spend over Thanksgiving weekend is decreasing. Over one third of shoppers are planning have a lower Black Friday spending budget in 2020. The impact of the coronavirus pandemic on holiday shopping will be significant throughout the upcoming season.

The initial switch to online retailers was fueled by the creation of Cyber Monday, a marketing tool used by online retailers to encourage online shopping. Now more than a decade old, Cyber Monday digital e-commerce spending totaled almost eight billion U.S. dollars in 2019. Given that 73 percent of those who shopped online on Cyber Monday refrained from shopping in-store as well, it seems people are keen to avoid Armageddon-like scenes in the nation’s malls where possible.

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In the following 5 chapters, you will quickly find the {amountStatistics} most important statistics relating to "U.S. Thanksgiving weekend shopping".

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