Retailers Brace for a Hard Candy Christmas

Dr. Munr Kazmir
4 min readNov 26, 2022

After a disappointing Black Friday, clouds are gathering over the 2022 holiday shopping season.

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This Thanksgiving, media outlets were full of ideas about how to stretch the family budget further this year. With everything families normally buy to celebrate the holiday season — including dinner traditions — adding up to so much more this year, any ideas might seem welcome.