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We analyzed transactions for every day of the 2018 calendar year at over 52,000 small, local retail shops across the United States, including Kansas. The result is a comprehensive look at when local retail shops of all kinds do the most business, when they sell the most items, and when customers spend a little extra when out shopping.

What we learned about local retail sales in Kansas

Kansas is the 30th-ranked state for average retail revenue in the United States, pulling in 12% less in daily revenue than the national average on a given day.

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How much do retail shops in Kansas make on an average day?

On a given day, retail shops in Kansas brought in $848 in revenue. The average retail business also processed about 14 transactions each day while seeing customers spend an average of $60.86 per ticket.

Sales Revenue Transactions Ticket Size
$848 14 $60.86
National Rank: 30 National Rank: 12 National Rank: 46

 

What days of the week are retail shops in Kansas busiest?

Fridays and Saturdays are busy at retail shops across the country, and things were no different for Kansas retail businesses.

 

 

Fridays were particularly big, as 19% of all retail revenue in Kansas came in on that day alone. On average, only 35% of retailers keep their doors open on Sundays in Kansas, making it easily the slowest day of the week overall.

 

Among transacting businesses, Saturday was the busiest day of the week in terms of foot traffic, with Kansas retail businesses processing an average of 18 transactions per day.

 

Kansans spend more per transaction on weekdays, with Mondays claiming the largest average ticket size of the week at $63.49 per ticket. Still, average ticket price remains fairly consistent throughout the week except for Sundays, when they spent an average of $14.23 less than on Mondays.

 

What time of year do retail shops in Kansas make the most money?

Kansans clearly love to shop regardless of the season, but what does the average year look like from week to week at retail shops in Kansas? Let's take a look.

May was the biggest month of the year overall for retail shops in the Sunflower State, no doubt thanks to a huge lift from Mother's Day Weekend. The week leading up to the holiday was the biggest week of the year, and the week before that was the 4th. Other top weeks included the week before Christmas (2nd biggest) and the week of Valentine's Day (3rd biggest).

 

Top 5 days for Kansas retail businesses

The holiday shopping season was also huge for retail shops in Kansas. The Friday before Christmas was the biggest day of the year, and Black Friday was the 2nd biggest day. Mother's Day shopping was also big from a single-day perspective for retailers in Kansas, accounting for the third and fourth biggest days of the year.

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Weekend before Christmas

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Black Friday

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Mother's Day Weekend

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Mother's Day Weekend

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Weekend before Christmas

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Kansas retail shops on prominent days

Retail shops look to events and holidays to generate big sales for their business. Here’s how prominent days rank compared to the average day.

  Day rank based on total sales How much did retail shops that were open make?
Day Day Rank Total rev vs avg % of retail shops open Avg rev Rev vs avg Avg txns Txns vs avg Avg ticket Ticket vs avg
New Year's Day 361 -81% 18% $703 -17% 16 17% $42.99 -29%
Martin Luther King Jr. Day 304 -36% 76% $567 -33% 11 -21% $51.35 -16%
Day before Valentine's Day 17 48% 88% $1131 33% 18 32% $61.63 1%
Valentine's Day 7 72% 90% $1289 52% 21 51% $61.35 1%
President's Day 268 -8% 83% $744 -12% 12 -16% $63.51 4%
St. Patrick's Day 41 33% 80% $1126 33% 19 33% $60.83 0%
Friday before Easter 9 57% 94% $1122 42% 19 33% $65.05 7%
Saturday before Easter 16 48% 83% $1204 -42% 10 -27% $48.95 -20%
Easter Sunday 363 -88% 17% $1,185 40% 19 40% $60.87 0%
Cinco de Mayo 14 50% 85% $1,252 48% 20 46% $61.37 1%
Friday before Mother's Day 3 83% 98% $1,414 67% 23 66% $60.97 0%
Saturday before Mother's Day 4 83% 87% $935 10% 18 32% $50.87 -16%
Mother's Day 311 -46% 39% $1,023 21% 16 17% $63.02 4%
Friday before Memorial Day 19 47% 97% $1,056 25% 18 30% $58.23 -4%
Saturday before Memorial Day 96 17% 75% $935 10% 17 25% $53.72 -12%
Memorial Day 327 -56% 32% $937 11% 18 26% $53.26 -12%
Friday before Father's Day 63 27% 98% $660 -22% 19 39% $34.03 -44%
Saturday before Father's Day 116 13% 81% $588 -31% 16 17% $36.05 -41%
Father's Day 354 -66% 35% $1,021 20% 16 16% $62.92 3%
4th of July 360 -76% 28% $1,177 39% 19 35% $62.48 3%
Friday before Labor Day 29 42% 93% $1,062 25% 19 37% $55.57 -9%
Saturday before Labor Day 62 27% 73% $836 -1% 15 4% $57.45 -6%
Labor Day 317 -50% 31% $804 -5% 16 17% $49.28 -19%
Halloween 191 4% 84% $445 -48% 10 -30% $45.77 -25%
Veteran's Day 336 -59% 34% $1,758 107% 25 77% $71.16 17%
Thanksgiving 364 -91% 13% $1,256 48% 20 42% $63.59 4%
Black Friday 2 89% 72% $479 -43% 10 -32% $50.44 -17%
Small Business Saturday 39 35% 72% $865 2% 11 -22% $79.67 31%
Sunday after Thanksgiving 362 -83% 24% $1,419 67% 21 54% $66.18 9%
Cyber Monday 244 -3% 75% $1,546 82% 24 69% $65.71 8%
Friday before Christmas 1 92% 91% $1,323 56% 21 53% $61.91 2%
Saturday before Christmas 5 78% 78% $1,123 32% 16 15% $70.29 15%
Sunday before Christmas 295 -24% 39% $262 -69% 8 -41% $31.56 -48%
Christmas Eve 171 6% 64% $798 -6% 14 0% $57.47 -6%
Christmas Day 365 -98% 6% $262 -69% 8 -41% $31.56 -48%
New Year's Eve 294 -24% 64% $798 -6% 14 0% $57.47 -6%

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