EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) – The start of November usually means the start of the holiday shopping season, but this year is the time to get your gifts crossed off your list ahead of time.
With less than 50 days until Christmas Day, some may think that’s plenty of time, but store owners say this is the year to shop early.
Supply chain issues are causing shipping delays that could leave customers without gifts they have been wishing for.
Mary Allen, owner of Sixth and Zero in Evansville, was helping shoppers during the Holiday Open House on Main Street this weekend. This event is a way for the downtown area to kick off the holiday shopping season.
“More people came out this weekend than I had anticipated, which is wonderful,” Allen said.
Shop owners like Allen are encouraging early shopping this year, as shipping delays and supply chain shortages are making