If there is one sale day that gets businesses excited across the board it is Black Friday. But now it’s a five-day event. Starting on Thanksgiving Day and going all the way to Cyber Monday makes it the busiest shopping weekend of the year.
According to the National Retail Federation, more than 165 million people shopped during this long weekend in 2018. But Black Friday is still the premium day which begins the holiday shopping season.
So, what are you planning to do in 2019 for your small business? Will you run a sale or do nothing different? Do you open early or close late? What about closing for the day? Is that really an option?
In this week’s poll, we are asking what does your small business do for Black Friday?
Take the poll and let our readers know what your plans are. Pick up to 3 options. If your business does something really unique on Black Friday, share it with our readers in the Comments section below.
What Does Your Small Business Do for Black Friday? (Pick up to 3)
- Run a sale or promotion (34%, 82 Votes)
- Nothing different that day (24%, 58 Votes)
- We are closed that day! (22%, 53 Votes)
- Hire additional staff (10%, 24 Votes)
- Spend more on advertising (6%, 14 Votes)
- Stay open extended hours (4%, 9 Votes)
Total Voters: 188
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It is important to come up with your own unique way to celebrate this. Your customers will like it and they will also enjoy the discounts.