If you’ve been wondering if the 2016 holiday deals and steals will extend into 2017, the answer is yes – and no. “Retailers were curtailing their inventory going into the holidays, so they didn’t really buy as much as last holiday season. I think there will be an initial big surge in deals, but don’t know how long they’ll last,” says Bloomberg News retail reporter Shannon Pettypiece in a recent CBS news report.
The start of a new year is usually about changing bad habits, getting in shape and taking care of ourselves as we start fresh.
Consumer healthcare is a $502 billion market that will grow by almost 50 percent to $737 billion over the next five years. According to Accenture Consulting, this growth will be driven primarily by preventive health and wellness categories such as vitamins, nutrition, weight management and fortified foods and beverages.
Boxing Day, the day following Christmas, is traditionally a holiday celebrated in the United Kingdom and Commonwealth nations as well as a popular day for shopping and saving in the U.S. Boxing Day is the final holiday of the year when retailers from around the globe take a “gloves off” approach to winning the attention of eager end-of-year shoppers. Deals will be plenty, although expect a somewhat diminished selection among popular brands and products.
Here are our top picks for maximum Boxing Day savings