Seasonal dating terms
Each year, the movie studios' most important releases are planned for those two times of year.High-budget, wide-appeal movies that have blockbuster potential are usually released in the summer, often at either the Memorial Day or Fourth of July holiday weekend.S., fall and winter in the southern half of the country); cross-country and downhill skiing facilities; youth summer camps; lawn care and landscaping firms; golf courses; and sports leagues, from amateur all the way to the top professional leagues.Smaller-scale examples include snow removal services, pool cleaning services (in the northern U.April is the month to market household cleaners and other spring cleaning products, while May features the cash cow that is Mother's Day. September features back-to-school sales, while October is a marketing bonanza thanks to Halloween and the World Series.June features a lot of family activities, such as weddings, graduations, and vacations. Finally, November and December are the biggest months of the year for almost every retailer because of the holidays—Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Kwanza, Christmas, and New Year's.If it absolutely cannot turn a profit, then the business often closes during its off-season to avoid paying employees and to reduce the cost of supplies and overhead.For example, in the northern United States, ice cream shops other than those located inside shopping malls simply close for the winter once the temperature dips down to the freezing level.
Extremely seasonal businesses may close down completely for part of the year or drastically scale back operations during their off-season, managing only basic services such as accounts payable and/or maintenance work.Throughout the business world, there are numerous types of businesses that operate on a strictly seasonal basis, while many others stay open year-round but make a significant portion of their annual profits in one, or possibly two, seasons.Examples include vacation resorts, which in some regions of the United States are only open for part of the year (spring and summer in the northern U.These seasonal events affect different industries and businesses differently.For example, January is a good month for health club memberships as well as self-help books and programs.