By Flynn Snyder
Published: Dec. 11, 2022 at 10:00 PM EST
SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - The holiday shopping rush continues with just two weeks until Christmas. Businesses and shoppers at one local holiday market say that despite high inflation they’re looking to cash in this holiday season.
At Plant Riverside’s Christmas Market sellers are looking to bring in new shoppers.
“It’s crucial. This market is where I meet people from other areas,” Business Owner Gillian Karatassos said.
While buyers cope with high inflation. “We know it’s tough for some people,” Gary & Martha Hand said. The latest Producer Price Index shows wholesale rates rose 7 point 4 percent in November compared to that time last year. Business owners say they’ve gotten more questions this year about pricing.
Including jewelry maker Gillian Karatassos.
“I have definitely seen reservations, lots of great questions, but that also allows for more of a conversation to be had. For me, I have to sleep at night. I want to make sure that everybody is staying in their budget at a comfortable place, so I like to be able to offer a wide range,” Karatassos said.
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