With barely four weeks to the Christmas festivities, traders in the Central Business District of Accra, on Monday said they expect sales to pick up around ‘pay day’ from the current slow start.
Christmas, which commemorates the birth of Christ Jesus more than 2000 years ago, is one of the major events on the Christian calendar.
Some of the interviewees said they were preparing to hang them in December.
Ms Akua Agyeman at the SIC Mall who g, a sales representative of the shop, which deals in Christmas items said, she was hopeful that business would be brisk at the turn of the new month, as was the case last year.
Ms Agyemang also explained that some of the customers had been shopping windowing in order to plan their shopping budgets.
However, the high demand for foreign currency to foot imported goods for the season sometimes lead to price changes.