Holiday shopping season a full six days shorter this year

It’s something that happens every six years. There are only 26 days between Thanksgiving and Christmas in 2019 versus 32 days in 2018, making the peak shopping season almost a full week shorter year-over-year, according to the 2019 Holiday Insights Hub report from online discount platform RetailMeNot. Owing to calendar structure, the shortened timeframe occurs every six years and will impact retailers, consumers and shipping carriers. Read more…