What are the best shopping days to avoid holiday crowd?

What are the best shopping days to avoid holiday crowd?

November 27th, 2012 by Staff Report in Business Around the Region

A shopper looks at televisions at a Best Buy store Friday in Franklin, Tenn., after the store opened at midnight. Black Friday, the day when retailers traditionally turn a profit for the year, got a jump start this year as many stores opened just as families were finishing up Thanksgiving dinner.

Photo by Associated Press/Times Free Press.

ShopperTrak, the world's largest counter and analyzer of retail foot traffic, forecasts that the least amount of foot traffic in stores during the holiday season will come Monday through Thursday during the holiday season with this week being the lowest shopping week of any time between Thanksgiving and Christmas.

1 Tuesday, Nov. 27

2 Monday, Nov. 26

3 Wednesday, Nov. 28

4 Tuesday, Dec. 4

5 Thursday, Nov. 29

Source: ShopperTrak in Chicago is a retail technology company that anonymously counts people, analyzes data and identifies opportunities to increase revenue for retailers, mall developers and entertainment venues.