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Top busiest shopping days of the 2021 holiday season across Asia Pacific

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Sensormatic Solutions released its predictions for the top busiest shopping days of the 2021 holiday season around the world, including Asia Pacific.

The annual predictions are informed by retail traffic data analytics within the company’s intelligent operating platform, Sensormatic IQ.

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In Asia Pacific, the days leading up to Christmas is predicted to be the busiest, with countries expected to see a rise in holiday shopper traffic. Vaccine availability and retailers’ health and safety measures have made consumers more comfortable shopping in stores compared to last year’s holiday season, even as COVID-19 remains at the forefront of people’s minds.

Consumers will begin their year-end shopping much earlier due to ongoing health and safety concerns, as well as the anticipated challenges towards inventory limitations, shipping delays and supply chain disruptions.

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Retailers can use this data to ensure full shelves, proper social distancing, predict and prevent loss events, and that they are reaching the right customer with the right item at the right time.

Australia
Sunday, December 26 – Boxing Day
Thursday, December 23 – day before Christmas Eve
Wednesday, December 22 – two days before Christmas Eve
Saturday, December 18 – Super Saturday
Monday, December 27 – Christmas Day observed (state holiday in most states)

China
Saturday, October 9 – Saturday after national holiday
Saturday, January 1 – New Year’s Day
Saturday, November 13
Saturday, November 27
Sunday, October 10 – Sunday after national holiday

Hong Kong
Saturday, December 25 – Christmas Day
Friday, December 24 – Christmas Eve
Saturday, December 18 – Super Saturday
Saturday, December 11 – 2nd Saturday in December
Thursday, October 14 – Chung Yeung Festival

Singapore
Saturday, December 25 – Christmas Day
Saturday, November 27 – Saturday after Black Friday
Saturday, December 18 – Super Saturday
Saturday, December 11 – 2nd Saturday in December
Friday, December 24 – Christmas Eve

South Korea
Sunday, November 7 – Sunday during FESTA
Saturday, November 6 – Saturday during FESTA
Sunday, November 14 – Sunday during FESTA
Sunday, December 19 – Sunday before Christmas
Saturday, December 25 – Christmas Day