The holiday season is officially upon us. For many small businesses, that mean’s it’s a “make or break” time. Shopping for others seems to send people into a buying frenzy. There is something about finding the perfect gift that makes opening your wallet that much easier. So how promising does this season look? We turned to those in the know to find out. Intuit Small Business Blog and data visualization experts Column Five created this infographic examining the 2011 holiday season forecast.  With breakdowns by region and review the numbers from years past, the graph is a handy guide to what you may expect this year.

‘Tis the Season: The Holidays Kick into High Gear [INFOGRAPHIC]
via: ‘Tis the Season: The Holidays Kick into High Gear [INFOGRAPHIC]

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