I LOVE this time of year! For us retailers it means that we are all gearing up for for the 2 best things of the year. Spring and Christmas. Stores are brimming with blooming and colourful prints, swimwear stores light up and linen stores press up the most amazing bedding sets. Before too long there’s a whiff of Christmas. A subtle reminder to start thinking about this years theme.
As we VM’s start to set up displays we over hear customers becoming excited and remarking about decorations. No one likes that Christmas season creeps up so quickly on us but it sure is an exciting time of year. Seeing those decorations out reminds you about the wonder and magic for that time of year. For a moment you forget about the dysfunctional family gatherings on Christmas day, or the fact that you spend the day travelling from home to home just so you can see everyone. You forget about the noisy presents people give your kids or the budget needed to feed all those people coming for xmas lunch. The thought of having glitter around the house until easter doesn’t even register….. But now here’s something to take your mind of that. Look at the christmas we have in store: