Happy Holidays for Decoration Importers Ahead, No Tariff Grinch Yet — Panjiva


Happy Holidays for Decoration Importers Ahead, No Tariff Grinch Yet

Cons. Discr. - Retailing 156 U.S. 3297

American retailers are beginning to unveil their holiday decorations strategies with Target making them available via its website already while Amazon plans to deliver trees directly to customers. The peak in imports of holiday decorations normally comes in October. There has already been a 12% surge in seaborne shipments vs. a year earlier in the three months to August 31 with imports in August alone already beating 2017’s October high. The largest retail importers including Home Depot (4% of all shipments), Target and Walmart rely on China for three quarters of seaborne shipments ̵...

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