When CNY is approaching, many stores would start to sell Chinese New Year decorations:
On normal days, the shop only sell mostly stationery and gift items. But when it comes to festive session, it would carry various festive products. When I was a student, the store only have 1 floor. Now it had expanded to an upstairs.
Above are the hanging items for Chinese New Year. After CNY, I believe the shop would probably keep the items nicely to be sold again for the next year. Generic theme like decorative items in fish or colourful laterns can be sold year after year.
It’s only for items with specific animal zodiac that can only be used once in every 12 years.