holiday opportunities

Take Advantage of Holiday Opportunities At Metro

The holiday shopping season is upon us and Black Friday and Cyber Monday will soon be here! metro’s special holiday guides are back to highlight the best deals and gift ideas. Don’t miss out on the biggest sales opportunities of the year!

Did you know?

Last year, metro readers spent

  • $570,634,100 on clothing and shoes
  • $252,011,075 on consumer electronics
  • $53,681,200 on jewelry
  • $87,445,000 on cosmetics/perfumes/personal care
  • $718,160,975 online

Source: Nielsen Scarborough 2015-16 R1

Opportunities are available for the following publications:

Black Friday Gift Guide

Be a part of metro’s annual Black Friday insider’s guide, featuring a complete listing of Black Friday door busters. We’ll highlight all the deals and steals so that shoppers can plan out their perfect holiday shopping strategy. Attract more customers to your store by having your Black Friday deals included! This guide will be distributed in metro in the days leading up to the big retail extravaganza.

Booking deadline: November 18, 2016 at noon | Publication date: November 22, 2016

Black Friday Edition

In this special edition of metro, we’ll provide the best strategy for surviving the intense shopping day and discuss whether or not Black Friday actually meets the hype.

Booking deadline: November 21, 2016 at noon | Publication date: November 25, 2016

Cyber Monday Guide

We’ll give readers a head start to their shopping with our Cyber Monday shopping guide.  We’ll provide coupon codes and cover those cyber deals not to be missed! Get your coupons and special offers included in this guide, which will be distributed in metro the morning of Cyber Monday.

Booking deadline: November 22, 2016 at noon | Publication date: November 28, 2016

Giving Tuesday

To celebrate the national day of philanthropy, metro will run a special section on Giving Tuesday.

Booking deadline: November 23, 2016 at noon | Publication date: November 29, 2016

Holiday Gift Guides

We’ll be producing three gift guides packed with ideas and suggestions for the perfect gifts for everyone on your list.

Holiday Gift Guide (1)

Hostess gifts, stocking stuffers and DIY food gifts

Publication date: December 1, 2016

Holiday Gift Guide (2)

Our haute holiday gift guide for him and her, packed with amazing gifts for all the special people in your life.

Publication date: December 8, 2016

Holiday Gift Guide (3)

Still looking for that perfect present? We’ve got lots of smart, last minute suggestions that are sure to please.

Publication date: December 15, 2016


Be part of our special Black Friday and Cyber Monday Club Metro dedicated emails! If you have a specific discount, deal or giveaway for Black Friday or Cyber Monday – we want to include your exclusive offer on our Club Metro site. Ask you account executive for more details.

Don’t miss out on the biggest sales opportunity of the year! Standard ad, front cover units, inserts and online packages such as site skin, takeover and native articles on available.

Contact our sales executives today to reserve your space!


Brian Cox

(617) 532-0120


New York:

Ed Abrams

(212) 457-7735



Susan Peiffer

(215) 717-2695




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