It was a double celebration for informal traders on this yearsâ€™ Unity Day commemorations with most saying they recorded brisk business from holiday shoppers.
While most people travelled to their rural homes for the festive holidays, the Harare business community cashed in on last minute shoppers who are still hurriedly trying to get goods and presents for the Christmas festivities.
Though most shops closed early, players in the informal sector made a killing from selling their ware and services.
The shoppers themselves were overly excited at the prospects of buying their beloved ones presents to be unveiled on Christmas.
Experts have alluded that the informal sector is racking in more revenue and moments like the festive season give local indigenous business people a lifeline to earn even more.