I have to come clean. I have to be completely honest. I have to tell you the whole truth.
I really do not like that we have to start advertising Christmas the day after Halloween.
There it is. I feel relieved for having said this.
But the world that we are living in operates in this fashion. The tide is too strong. In order for us to survive in retail, this is what we must do. One aspect of Holiday shopping that we won't cave in on is the sanctity of the Thanksgiving holiday.
One of the tenants of my faith is thanksgiving. Maybe that is why I see so much value in Thanksgiving. I am so humbled and thankful for all that has been provided/entrusted to me, personally and professionally. Each time we are blessed with recognition for whatever it may be, I can't help but feel thankful. Most of the time the true credit goes to someone other than me: one of our great staff members. Someone that is of great value to our company that is not on the payroll at Trav's.
Once we get our fill of turkey, we are full on selling. And luckily our customers are full on buying.
Stop out and see us. We have so many categories of merchandise that you wouldn't expect from us. We have some of the best retail staff in Eastern SD. We are so thankful for the business our customers have entrusted us with.
I hope to see you during this wonderful Christmas Season.
God's Blessings to you all,