Check the calendar and you'll see it's not even Halloween but you can bet that any retailer is already thinking about the upcoming holiday shopping season.
A new report out says shoppers are expected to spend eight percent more on their holiday gifts this year compared to last.
While that is a welcome report for retailers, they also must compete with Internet sales, which are also expected to have increased.
Child's Play Toys in Sioux Falls has been stocking up for the upcoming season for several months.
Shawn Neisteadt tells us how local retailers will battle back to have a strong holiday season, tonight on KELOLAND News at 6.