What Big Data Says About Buying Christmas Trees

November 30, 2014 in Daily Bulletin

‘Tis the holiday season in the west and families will be looking to purchase Christmas trees. David Yanofsky looked at data from Square to come up with a few tips:

  • The worst part about shopping for Christmas trees is the large crowds. Sales peak three weeks before Christmas making it a bad time to go shopping.
  • Instead buying Christmas trees the week after America’s thanksgiving ensures high quality trees and sparse crowds.
  • Most sales take place between Friday and Sunday. Those hoping to avoid the rush should go on Wednesday – the slowest sales day of the season.

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Source: Quartz