Keydates 2020_Blog

As the new year kicks into full swing and you plan for the year ahead, knowing all the key dates and events which will impact your retail business will ensure you can really start the new year with a bang and keep momentum going throughout 2020.

To help, we’ve updated our retail calendar with all the latest and greatest key dates you need to know about as a retail business in 2020.

Whether you want to focus on the traditional dates of Valentine’s Day, Halloween and Christmas, or whether you want to take advantage of some “unofficial” dates such as Green Monday and National Free Shipping Day, or head out on the road to industry-specific events, trade shows and conferences, then you’ll find all the important dates below ready for you to capitalize on.

So, without further ado, check out your free calendar below. Feel free to print it and place it around your office!

Keydates 2020

January

1 - New Year’s Day (UK & US National Holiday)

11-14 - Retail’s Big Show (US)

12-14 - S/S Top Drawer (UK)

12-15 - Giving & Living Trade Show (UK)

14-21 - Atlanta Gift & Home January (US)

20 - Martin Luther King Day (US)

21-23 - The Toy Fair (UK)

25 - Burns Night (UK)

28-1 - January Atlanta Apparel (US)

29-31 - Outdoor Retailer Snow Show (US)

February

1-5 - NY Now (US)

2-6 - Spring Fair (UK)

5-7 - Magic (US)

6-13 - New York Fashion Week

9-10 - PATS (UK)

9-11 - Pure London (UK)

13 - Global eCommerce Leaders Forum (US)

14 - Valentine's Day

14-18 - London Fashion Week

17 - Presidents’ Day (US)

18-24 - Milan Fashion Week

23-25 - Moda (UK)

23-26 - Retail Supply Chain CONF (US)

24-27 - eTail West (US)

24-4 - Paris Fashion Week

26 - Fashion Connect CONF (UK)

28-1 - The Baby Show (UK)

March

4-6 - Atlanta Spring Gift & Home (US)

10-11 - DX3 (Canada)

14-17 - International Home + Housewares (US)

20 - Spring Equinox

22-25 - Independent Retailer Conference (US)

22 - Mother’s Day (UK)

22-25 - Shoptalk (US)

22-25 - ASD Market Week (US)

23-25 - Prosper Show (US)

27-28 - Retail Week Live (UK)

29-2 - Adobe Summit (US)

29-2 - Magento Imagine (US)

April

1 - April Fool’s Day

1-2 - Internet Retailing Expo (UK)

1-2 - eDelivery EXPO (UK)

2-3 - Global Retailing Conference (US)

10- Good Friday (UK National Holiday)

12 - Easter Sunday

13 - Easter Monday (UK National Holiday)

14-18 - April Atlanta Apparel (US)

15 - Tax Day (US)

19 - Patriots Day (US)

22 - Earth Day (US)

23 - St. George’s Day (UK)

29-30 - RBTE (UK)

May

5 - Cinco de Mayo (US)

8 - Early May Bank Holiday (UK)

10 - Mother’s Day (US, Canada & Aus)

15-17 - The Baby Show (UK)

25 - Memorial Day (US)

25 - Spring Bank Holiday (UK)

June

9-11 - Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition (US) 

10-13 - June Atlanta Apparel (US)

20 - Summer Solstice

21 - Father’s Day (US & UK)

23-24 - eTail Europe (UK)

29-12 - Wimbledon (UK)

July

1-31 - Independent Retailer Month

4 - Independence Day (US)

7-9 - Outdoor Trade Show (UK)

14-20 - Atlanta Gift & Home July (US)

19-22 - Home & Gift (UK)

August

4-8 - August Atlanta Apparel (US)

31 - August Bank Holiday (UK) 

September

Back to School (US, UK)

1 - Labor Day (US)

6-9 - Autumn Fair (UK)

13-15 - A/W Top Drawer (UK)

15-17 - Glee (UK)

22 - Autumn Equinox

27-28 PATS (UK)

30-1 - eCommerce Expo (UK) 

October

6-7 - Pay Expo (US)

12 - Thanksgiving (Canada)

12 - Columbus Day (US)

13-17 - October Atlanta Apparel (US)

16 - Boss’s Day (US)

18-20 - The Baby Show (UK)

31 - Halloween 

November

5 - Bonfire Night (UK)

11 - Veterans’ Day (US)

11 - Single’s Day (China)

18-19 - The British Business Show (UK)

26 - Thanksgiving (US)

28 - Small Business Saturday (US)

December

5 - Small Business Saturday (UK)

TBC - National Free Shipping Day

21 - Winter Solstice

24 - Christmas Eve

25 - Christmas Day

26 - Boxing Day (UK National Holiday)

31 - New Year’s Eve


If we’ve missed any key dates you currently prep for, let us know in the comments.

And if you found the retail calendar helpful, share it around now!

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