Jumpstart the fall-iday season with these 4 promotion ideas

The first day of fall is officially September 22, which means now is the perfect time to excite your customers with some fall promotions – and to enjoy the resulting boost in sales. Below you’ll find four easy fall promotion ideas, perfect for getting the most out of this golden season.

Battle pumpkin-spice fatigue

Fall’s the season for the now-ubiquitous pumpkin spice: a flavor showing up in everything from lattes to air freshener to beauty treatments. Plenty of people love it, so there’s nothing wrong with having a pumpkin spice themed product or item, but to really stand out, consider featuring another fall flavor (or color) in your promotion. Think apple, cranberry, or spiced pear.

Try: We’re celebrating fall flavors this month! Choose [a fall-themed item] and get the second 50% off.

Declare a fall-iday

Yes, there are a bunch of holidays coming up, but why not make one of your own? Celebrate your own fall-iday with in-store giveaways, a flash sale, or festive autumn cookies or treats.

Try: We’re declaring a fall-iday! Join us for fall festivities this Saturday and get 20% off your entire purchase.

Celebrate teachers

October 5th is World Teachers’ Day, the perfect time to honor your customers in the teaching profession, who are likely feeling the back-to-school crunch. Already did a teacher-centric back to school promotion? Not to worry. These hard-working group of customers will still appreciate another promotion. Try one that’s a little more specific than your last: a discount on a single item or service. Bonus points if you can tie it back to teaching!

Try: On October 5th, we’re celebrating hard-working teachers with a special discount. Bring in a faculty ID card and have a happy hour drink on us!

Offer a pre-holiday treat

The stress of the holidays are right around the corner—so your customers will love the chance to enjoy a fortifying treat! Whether it be a deal on a special spa treatment, a new pair of shoes, or a new menu item, there’s an opportunity in every industry for you to help your customers treat themselves.

Try: With the hectic holiday season almost upon us, we think you deserve a treat! Stop by before October 15th, and enjoy 15% off any item.

Don’t let these awesome autumn opportunities go to waste! Give one of these promotions a try, and let us know how it went in the comments below.

Shruti Swamy
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Shruti Swamy

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