Top 10 Tips on Holiday Peak Season Planning

Depending on your business and product focus, the annual mad dash from Thanksgiving to Christmas can make up a third or more of your yearly sales. So how well you execute in that brief period is crucial to your success, and there’s no such thing as being over-prepared.

To address this need, Multichannel Merchant recently hosted its first-ever virtual event, Peak Season Summit 2017: Optimizing Black Friday through Cyber Monday and Beyond. Operations professionals from Godiva Chocolatier, Shopko and The Golf Warehouse shared their years of experience and best practices for successful peak season operations.

In case you missed MCM’s virtual event – or even if you did join us but would like a quick refresher – we’ve pulled together our top 10 takeaway tips on holiday peak season planning from the experts who took part.

Download this MCM Operations Special Report and learn:

  • Top 10 Tips on Holiday Peak Season Planning CoverHow to look for efficiencies in warehouse layout
  • Tips on calculating your peak season labor needs
  • About the importance of immediate communication on volume shifts
  • About the benefits of process changes on your operations


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