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An October Prime Day Opens a Remade Holiday Shopping Calendar

Retailers want the holiday buying season to hit full speed in October as they brace for a sluggish and unpredictable end to the shopping year.

The coronavirus pandemic upended the retail industry, closing some stores for months, spurring bankruptcies, moving shopping online and changing what consumers buy. Those forces, on top of a looming election, are shaking up what is traditionally the biggest sales period of the year.

Walmart Inc.,

Target Corp.

and

Amazon.

com Inc., as well as smaller specialty retailers, are starting online holiday deals this week, instead of their usual launch in November. Retailers want to reduce crowding in stores, lighten what is likely to be a crushing load on the e-commerce supply chain, and lock in sales early to hedge against political and economic uncertainty, according to industry executives.

“We’re kicking off holiday deals earlier than usual,” said Cindy Davis, chief brand officer for

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Marks and Spencer Beauty Advent Calendar 2020 replaced with NEW Beauty Edit

BAD news beauty fans, Marks and Spencer’s Beauty Advent Calendar is no more this Christmas.

Instead we’re being treated to the all new Beauty Edit – but what is it?

Marks and Spencer has revealed an alternative to their famous Calendar

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Marks and Spencer has revealed an alternative to their famous Calendar Credit: M&S

The new Beauty Edit will include a line up of 10 beauty buys curated by M&S’ in house beauty experts.

Rather than 25 treats to count down to Christmas, instead the Edit will focus on ten chosen pieces, and we’ll be able to get our hands on it much earlier too, as the Beauty Edit will hit our stores in October.

The high street favourite revealed all on their website, saying: “This year, we didn’t want to wait until December to give you a beauty treat.

“So, instead of the beauty advent calendar, we bring you The Beauty Edit – an incredible line-up of 10 beauty

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Amazon’s Beauty Advent Calendar is available for pre-order

Amazon's Beauty Advent Calendar 2020 is available to pre-order now. (Amazon)
Amazon’s Beauty Advent Calendar 2020 is available to pre-order now. (Amazon)

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The countdown to Christmas is on, and there is no better way to mark the run up to December 25 than with an advent calendar.

Beauty advent calendars have grown in popularity over the year, as beauty buffs swap chocolate for coveted skincare and make-up products.

Slowly but surely big brands have released their 2020 beauty advent calendars, including Rituals, ASOS, Fortnum & Mason, John Lewis & Partners and Jo Malone.

Now Amazon has followed suit and launched its epic Amazon Beauty Advent Calendar, which is filled with over £215 worth of make-up and skincare products and has been a huge seller over the last

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Boots advent calendar 2020 details: Beauty advent calendar from No7 drops next week

Boots launch their hotly anticipated Christmas 2020 advent calendar next week, and shoppers need to move fast, as the calendar sells out every year. Luckily, the store have anticipated demand, and smart shoppers can get access to the calendar a day before its general release.

What other sell-out beauty advent calendars should Britons note in their diaries for 2020?

Cult Beauty Advent Calendar

What: In 2021 this calendar sold out in two hours. This year is it likely to be just as popular. The Cult Beauty Advent Calendar contents include the likes of Jo Loves and Charlotte Tilbury with contents worth £930.

Additionally, £15 from each calendar will go to Beauty Banks, a charity that helps with hygiene poverty.

How much: £199

When: Launching 12th October – join the waiting list now or become a member to access the calendar today 

Glossybox Advent Calendar

What: Glossybox is the beauty box

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Albertsons Cos. shoppers, gather around for this riff — About an exclusive wine advent calendar that makes a great gift

Limited edition 24 Days of Wine Advent Calendar. Exclusively at select Albertsons Companies stores where wine is sold.
Limited edition 24 Days of Wine Advent Calendar. Exclusively at select Albertsons Companies stores where wine is sold.
Limited edition 24 Days of Wine Advent Calendar. Exclusively at select Albertsons Companies stores where wine is sold.
Albertsons Companies Wine Advent Calendar. Includes 24 187 ml bottles from premier U.S. wine growing regions. Makes a great gift!
Albertsons Companies Wine Advent Calendar. Includes 24 187 ml bottles from premier U.S. wine growing regions. Makes a great gift!
Albertsons Companies Wine Advent Calendar. Includes 24 187 ml bottles from premier U.S. wine growing regions. Makes a great gift!

BOISE, Idaho, Oct. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —

‘Twas the months before Christmas, when all through the land,
Albertsons Cos. stepped up to lend a hand;
For the grown-ups were pent-up for far, far too long,
And wanted to end 2020 with a proper swan song.

Up at the North Pole, even Saint Nick said “Enough!”;
Quarantine at the Pole is particularly rough;
His eyes he did close, tugged the beard of his chin,

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The Jo Malone beauty advent calendar is now available to buy

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Jo Malone products have dominated the Christmas lists of beauty and homeware lovers for years.

The brand is a cult classic among those who like their homes to smell as sweet as their baths, and the ever-expanding product lines means there is always something new to discover and pair with old favourites. 

The best way to give yourself a taster of new scents and feel nostalgic about much-loved old ones, is the Jo Malone beauty advent calendar. 

A sell-out every year, Jo Malone’s beauty advent calendar is the pinnacle of the fragrance brand’s festive collection, which for 2020, is all about celebration and parties.

This year, the much sought-after calendar features the distinctive Jo Malone

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Guys, Charlotte Tilbury’s beauty advent calendar is now on sale (and it’s epic)



a close up of a box: Look inside the best makeup and beauty advent calendars of 2020 including Amazon, John Lewis & MAC. From the contents to the on sale dates, here's ALL the info.


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Look inside the best makeup and beauty advent calendars of 2020 including Amazon, John Lewis & MAC. From the contents to the on sale dates, here’s ALL the info.

Move over chocolate, 2020 is all about beauty advent calendars. Yup, whilst a definite highlight of December used to be waking up to a sweet treat from our advent calendar, imagine instead, unwrapping your favourite makeup product or skincare essential every day? Have I got your attention?

Well, this year we’re expecting all our favourite beauty names to get involved from Amazon to Cult Beauty, M&S to ASOS and Selfridges to Benefit Cosmetics. If last year is anything to go by, these brands will be going BIG, in the hopes of being crowned the ‘best beauty advent calendar of 2020’.

But, with all these beauty powerhouses getting involved, how do any of us decide which calendar we

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