When you’re stuck at home for a year, you’re probably going to get bored in your surroundings. You’ll likely want to refresh your environment and focus on home. We’ve seen it with the unprecedented number of new pool builds here in the Valley. Now, we’re seeing it with the holidays sales numbers.
Online shopping sales also grew a whopping 49% between October 11 and December 24, further emphasizing how the Covid-19 pandemic has changed shopping habits. Unsurprisingly, furniture and home improvement items were big sellers. These items alone gave retail sales a 3% boost during this year’s holiday shopping season, according to a report by Mastercard SpendingPulse.
The changes in holiday shopping underline how the pandemic has pushed shoppers to make purchases focused on the home. Many people have also realized their home needs are different. If you’re looking for more room, a home office, or just a change, call me today.