[PRESENTED BY SQUARE ONE]
Just because December 25th rolls around in a couple of days doesn't mean the shopping extravaganza ends. With consumers ever-eager for the best deals available, Boxing Day has evolved into Boxing Week and in some cases, Boxing Month.
Square One, Canada's second largest mall, has put together six great tips for helping make your Boxing Day/Week shopping experience enjoyable and advantageous.
If you have any tips, we'd love to hear them in the comments section!
1. Timing is everything
Take advantage of the extended holiday hours as Square One is open from 8a.m. to 8p.m. on Boxing Day. Arrive early to get the first pick of sale items as well as ample parking spaces. The early bird gets the worm!
2. Map it out
Plan your driving route before you leave home using Square One’s real-time interactive parking map. Make arriving and parking at the shopping centre a breeze. If you tap the lot of your choice the map will automatically provide directions to that lot – which can easily guide you via your smart phone.
3. Be in the know
Discover how to get the most out of your dollars this Boxing Day by checking the website regularly. Square One’s website is constantly updated with the latest promotions from their roster of retailers and restaurants.
4. Valet and Chill
Enjoy your holiday to the fullest and treat yourself with valet parking from one of four entrances. Skip the search for parking and kick back in the state-of-the-art valet lounge and let the pros park your vehicle.
Although if you do want do the parking yourself, here's a list of parking strategies!
5. Get Inspired
Tap into the trends of 2017 this Boxing Day and find style inspiration Square One’s #SQ1Slay influencers. Follow the #SQ1Slay hashtag to find shopping tips from GTA social stars BFF vloggers, Cat & Nat, menswear influencer, Brett Poschmann, E! Host Tyrone Edwards and style guru, Chloe Zhang. Have an idea of what you are looking for before you head out. Having a good list is what makes it possible to map out your shopping trip – and the best way to make sure you hit every store.
6. Stay energized
Take time to regroup and relax during your shopping trip this Boxing Day. Take a seat at one of the many restaurants available at Square One including the brand new Jamie’s Italian, Earls Kitchen + Bar, Jack Astor’s Bar and Grill, Moxie’s Grill Bar, or grab a quick bite at one of the many convenient restaurants in Food Central.