With weather not posing a problem, shoppers flocked to their neighborhood malls and stores on Saturday to finish or, in many cases, begin their holiday shopping. According to retail analysts, Saturday is expected to be the busiest shopping day in the shortened season. And with just three days remaining until Christmas Day, many are finding deep discounts as retailers try to trim inventories. And it’s not just people getting presents under the tree. Leah Goldade of Lulu and Luigi’s Pet Boutique says business is brisk.
A popular Twin Cities outdoor gear and clothing store has been bought by a Colorado company.
While winter won’t be over for another six weeks, deals on cold weather gear are getting hot. Hats, Jackets, even boots are 25-50 percent off.
At the intersection of Hennepin Avenue and 25th Street in Minneapolis, Craig Arndt and his snow removal crew did something Monday they’ve done very little of this winter- clear sidewalks of snow.
It’s almost December, but with the mild temperatures we’ve had lately are you not quite ready for winter yet?
The warm weather is teasing many winter weary recreationists. Retailers at bike and boat shops in the Twin Cities say they’re seeing an increase in foot traffic.