The National Retail Federation reports that this year’s holiday shoppers plan to spend nearly $1050 on gifts.
Despite the fact that Black Friday remains the busiest shopping day of the year, only about a third of gift-givers begin purchasing holiday presents in November. Roughly two out of three Americans complete their holiday shopping during the busy week leading up to Christmas.
With last-minute shopping about to kick into high gear, merrymakers can expect busier streets, stores and parking lots. And anywhere there’s a crowd, there are increased risks of theft, auto accidents, slip and fall injuries and more.
Here are 5 shopping tips to help you stay safe this holiday season.Read More