Media contact: Janet C. Hart, APR, CFEE, Fellow PRSA (704) 927-8617 office
December 13 – Layaway Pickup Deadlines Begin (Dec. 13 to Dec. 16 – WalMart; Dec. 15 - Toys R Us. Kmart has eight and 12 week layaway programs with varying deadline dates)
December 18 – National Free Shipping Day – Thousands of online merchants will offer free shipping for purchases made on this day and guaranteed delivery by Christmas Eve.
December 20 – U.S. Mail Deadline Day - Last day to send mail and packages via First Class to insure delivery by Christmas – Busiest day of the year for the U. S. Post Office.
December 20 – Last day to mail a letter to Santa Claus via U. S. Post Office’s First Class mail
December 23 – Last Day to Send ‘Dear Santa’ Emails
December 26 – After Christmas - Gift Returns and Sales
December 31 – Year-end deadlines – Last day for donations to charity to get a 2013 tax deduction and last day to use your 2013 flexible spending dollars.
For more information, please visit BBB or call the BBB at (704) 927-8617 or toll-free in N.C. and S.C. at 1-877-317-7236.