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Key Trading Dates for 2019

Here at Store Excel we’ve listed some key dates for trading triggers and opportunities for 2019. Notably the sporting festivals ahead: the Cricket World Cup in England in the summer and the Rugby World Cup in the autumn.

  • Burns Night: 25/01
  • Chinese New Year: 05/02
  • Valentine’s Day: 14/02
  • Pancake Tuesday: 05/03
  • St Patrick’s Day: 17/03
  • Mothers Day: 31/03
  • Jewish Passover: 19/04
  • Good Friday: 19/04
  • Easter Sunday: 21/04
  • Easter Monday: 22/04
  • Ramadan begins: 05/05
  • May Bank Holiday: 06/05
  • Spring Bank Holiday: 27/05
  • Cricket World Cup commences: 31/05 to 08/06
  • Eid Mubarak: 04/06
  • Cricket World Cup Ends: 08/06
  • Fathers Day: 16/06
  • USA Independence Day: 04/07
  • August Bank Holiday (Scotland): 05/08
  • Alan Shearer’s birthday: 13/08
  • August Bank Holiday: 26/08
  • Rugby World Cup commences: 20/09 to 02/11
  • Diwali: 27/10
  • Halloween: 31/10
  • Bonfire Night: 05/11
  • Black Friday: 29/11
  • Christmas Day: 25/12
  • Boxing Day: 26/12
  • New Years Eve: 31/12

Worth noting these dates as potential sales drivers and planning ahead.

David Gilroy

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