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2023 holiday spending to reach record levels

Holiday spending is expected to reach record levels during November and December and will grow between 3% and 4% over 2022 to between $957.3 billion and $966.6 billion, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF).... more »
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Consumers to spend nearly $900 this holiday season

Those celebrating the winter holidays expect to spend $875 on average on gifts, decorations, food and other key seasonal items, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF)’s latest consumer survey conducted by Prosper Insights &... more »
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Selling Christmas: 20 tips to drive Q4 sales

While the 2022 holiday season fell short of the forecast from the National Retail Federation (NRF), the news was not all bad. A letter to Santa station was a popular part... more »

NRF: 2022 holiday sales grew 5.3% to $936.3B

Retail sales during 2022’s November-December holiday season grew 5.3% over 2021 to $936.3 billion, falling short of the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) forecast amid continuing inflation and high interest rates, NRF reported. While holiday growth... more »

NRF forecasts record holiday retail sales in 2022

The National Retail Federation (NRF) is forecasting record holiday sales this year, with 46% of consumers saying they’ve already began shopping due to concerns about inflation and getting the best deals. Additionally, about 25% plan... more »
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HeARTfully Yours releases Made in Ukraine collection of glass ornaments

Despite Ukraine’s war-torn condition, they are not beat. Their economy may be shot, but they are doing their best to keep working. Renowned ornament artist Mr. Christopher Radko recognized this, and has designed a special... more »

Consumers plan to spend around $20 billion on Easter-related items

Consumers plan to spend an average $169.79 this year on Easter-related items, according to results of the annual survey released today by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Prosper Insights & Analytics. A total of... more »

NPD Groups shares that U.S. retail sales reach near pre-pandemic levels

Before the month of December began, U.S. sales revenue for discretionary general merchandise in 2021 had already reached 100% of the highest level reached in 2019 and 98% of the 2020 peak. According to The NPD... more »

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