Last-minute Christmas shopping in full force at small shops

Last-minute Christmas shopping in full force at small shops

Last-minute Christmas shopping in full force at small shops



DEDHAM WHERE MANY SHOPPERS ARE KEEPING THIN CGSLOSE TO HO.ME I’M SURE THEY HAVE A LOOK OF PANIC ON THEIR FACE. JOSH: NOT TOTAL PANIC. THEY HAVE A COUPLE OF HOU.RS THE STREETS WERE JAMMED UP AND IT IS BUSY TODAY AS PEOPLE TRY TO FIND THAT FALIN GIFT IN PLACESOT BH BIG AND SMALL. >> IS THIS — ARE YOU QUAFILIED AS A LAST-MINUTE SHOPPER OR IS THAT NOT YOU? >> O GOD, YES. >> THE ANNUAL RUSH TO FIND THAT LAST GIFT FOUND MARCY WANZER THIN KING SMALL, WALKING THROUGH THE WELCOMING DOORS OF BOSNTO GENERAL STORE IN DEDHAM SQUARE. A LITTLE OPERATION WITH A CLASSIC FEEL, THEY RELY ON FOOT TRAFFIC TO MAKE IT. MARCY: I WAY PREFER TO USE SMALL BUSINESSES AND SHOP IN PERSON. I DON’T LIKE SHOPPING ONLINE. MI CHELLE: THINGS HAVE DEFINITELY SHIFTED TO MORE ONLINE. JOSH: THOUGH CREATIVE DIRECTOR MICHELLE COATE SAYS LIONNE SALES ARSTTED MUCH SLOWER THIS YEAR THAN LAST YEAR. DOWN THE STREET AT INDEPENDENT, FAMILY OWNED BLUE BUNNY BOOKS AND TOYS, THERE ARE ALSOISTS L TO BE CHECKED OFF. WE WERE HERE A YEAR AGO, DURING THE FIRST CHRISTMAS OFHE T PANDEMIC AS OWNER AND ORTH PETER H.E RYNOLDS WAS NAVIGATING THE NEWNESS OF DOING BUSINESS IN A TIME OF CHANGE. AND ONE YEAR LATER. PETER: 2021 WAS DEFINITELY A BETTER YEAR. WE CAUGHT OUR BREATH, WE UNDERSTOOD WHAT COVID WAANS HOW TO DEAL WITH IT. WE HAVE OUR CUSTOMERS BACK. JOSH: ONLINE SALES HAVE BEEN STRONG, AND DESPITE COVID’S CONSTANT RISE, SHOPPERS HAVE RETURNED TO STORES. MARCY: WELL I’VE DONWHE AT I NEEDED TO DO. I HAVE 3 SHOTS, I’M BOOSD.TE FOLLOWING THE GUIDELINES AND RECOMMENDATIONS AND BEING SMART AND SAFE, I FEEL FINE BEING OUT. JO: NOT EVERYWHERE IS OPEN

Last-minute Christmas shopping in full force at small shops

People are trying to find their last-minute holiday gifts at businesses big and small.

People are trying to find their last-minute holiday gifts at businesses big and small.

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