Black Friday

Here’s how holiday shopping will be different this year

Here’s how holiday shopping will be different this year

Black Friday this year marks the start of what could be a difficult holiday season for many Georgians. Tens of thousands of workers continue to struggle to find jobs after COVID-19 decimated retail businesses. One third of holiday shoppers are in a worse financial shape than last year, according to consulting firm Deloitte, and two in five plan to spend less than they did last year. The holiday shopping season, which is make or break for most retailers’ annual ledgers, will continue despite tightened belts for many across the state. But while Christmas is not canceled, shopping is likely to…
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