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Thanksgiving selling guide

About Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving, rooted in history as a shared feast between Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians in 1621, is now celebrated as a federal holiday in the USA on the 4th Thursday of November.

How Do People Celebrate?

Thanksgiving celebrations vary, but commonly include feasting, gratitude, and time with loved ones. The centerpiece is often a festive meal with turkey and traditional sides.

Americans' Spending

Data from Adobe reveals significant online retail sales trends for Thanksgiving in recent years:

- 2020: $4.1 billion

- 2021: $5.1 billion

- 2022: $6.2 billion

Americans’ spending for Thanksgiving

What to Sell?


Offer cozy and stylish clothing for Thanksgiving gatherings.

Home Decor

Provide festive decor items like wall art, blanket, lawn signs.


Design stickers that capture the Thanksgiving spirit.


Offer accessories like jewelry with autumn themes.

Marketing Tips

Limited-Time Discounts

Create a sense of urgency by offering limited-time discounts on Thanksgiving-related products or services.

Giveaways and Contests

Generate excitement with Thanksgiving giveaways or contests.

Creative Designs

Develop designs featuring pumpkins, potatoes, corn, stuffing, turkeys, pilgrims, and other Thanksgiving symbols.

Autumn Colors

Embrace the season with designs using autumn colors and Thanksgiving-themed elements.

Interactive Landing Pages

Create engaging Thanksgiving-themed landing pages with captivating visuals and compelling calls to action.

In-Store Promotions

Design eye-catching banners or posters for in-store promotions or events.

Custom Merchandise

Personalize Thanksgiving-themed merchandise like t-shirts, mugs, or tote bags.

By following these tips and offering a range of Thanksgiving-inspired products and experiences, you can make the most of this festive season and help your customers celebrate in style. Start selling now!