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Labor Day is here – and consumers are looking to celebrate! Millions of people plan on hitting the beach, going to a BBQ, taking advantage of Labor Day sales, and more. In fact, take a look at the below Labor Day statistics provided by McNutt & Partners, some of which may surprise you:
- Labor Day competes with the 4th of July and Memorial Day in terms of barbecue consumption. According to umbel.com, more beef is consumed on Memorial Day than any other day of the year, and Labor Day and 4th of July generally tie for second place. Roughly 40 percent of Americans plan to barbecue over Labor Day weekend.
- And go to the movies. The top-grossing movie of all time to open on Labor Day weekend was Halloween in 2007, according to Box Office Mojo. The movie grossed nearly $30.6 million on its opening weekend. Halloween is trailed in the rankings by The Possession (2012) and Transporter 2(2005).
- Others go shopping. A survey of Labor Day consumers showed that the average American will spend approximately $150 during Labor Day weekend shopping. The largest percentage of consumers said it would shop for school supplies (28 percent) followed by clothes (22 percent) and electronics (18 percent).
Star and Labor Day
Let your customers know what you have going on for Labor Day, by simply using your Star receipt printer*! Print customized promotions automatically on your receipts – when and where you want them to – with Star Micronics PromoPRNT. And with PromoPRNT’s cloud-based dashboard, can create and schedule custom promotions for all your stores from one central location. Your receipts, your promotions, your way.
Labor Day Promotion Templates – Ready to Use!
The below Labor Day marketing promotion templates are live in the PromoPRNT dashboard and ready for you to use. Simply customize to your store, and get printing!
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*Windows PC users can use their existing thermal printer, others may need to update printer model. Call 1 (800) 782-7636 extension 2 for details or visit www.promoprnt.com for more details.
Heidi Orpilla is the Digital Content Specialist at Star Micronics where she creates and manages content for Star’s blog, social media, website, products, and more. Heidi has a passion for writing and has worked in the B2B marketing space for over five years. Prior to working at Star, Heidi worked at a large reseller for six years.