By Jennifer Houghton
If you found yourself getting a little salty at the sight of Christmas decorations out before Halloween was over, I get you.
Atlas Stationers prides itself on the customer experience. So, as much as I hate to bring up Christmas before Thanksgiving dinner is over, I must.
You know the catch phrases: staffing shortages; supply chain issues; and the new normal. So, we won’t belabor the reasons, but rather get straight to the holiday shopping lowdown you need to know.
When do I order?
I used to be a gal who would try to wait out an item until a sale came along. Then I realized if I did that, most of the time the size or color I most loved would generally be sold out and never to return.
So, I recommend you take my current approach to shopping. If you love it, buy it, especially this holiday season. There is no way to guarantee that the item you want that sells out can be backordered and in your possession before the holiday. We will try. We will do our best, but there are a lot of things outside our control this year.
If you see it and you want it for yourself or as a gift, buy it. Basically, we recommend you shop now.
What About Sales?
You know we have lots of fun and discounts planned. We will offer Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. That means discounts on almost the entire store, so get your shopping list ready!
And the Take Overs you’ve come to love will be back as well. Keep your eyes posted on the socials for the schedule! You can expect to see extra discounts and/or gifts with purchase for the brands that are joining us!
If you are looking for boxed cards, ornaments or other holiday items, go straight to the Holiday Shop by clicking here: Holiday Shop
We know we have a great group of customers outside the Chicago area, so here’s some guidance on when to get your items ordered for on time arrival. As we all know, shipping times are dicey, so when possible try to order sooner than the deadlines listed below.
Standard Ground Shipping – December 6th
UPS Ground Shipping – December 13th
UPS Second Day Air - December 20th
*Delivery times cannot be guaranteed and the dates provided are meant as a guide. Our best suggestion is to order as early as possible.