Holiday Shopping

NRF expects Valentine’s Day spending to reach $23.9 billion

Valentine’s Day spending is expected to reach $23.9 billion this year, up from $21.8 billion in 2021 and the second-highest year on record, according to the annual survey released by the National Retail Federation (NRF)... more »
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Early Holiday 2022 Preview

With a record fourth quarter wrapping up, retail holiday sales are predicted to repeat next year. The inventory and shipping shortages of 2021 will prove to be a cautionary tale for everyone in 2022. Retailers... more »

Retail sales put holiday season on track to set records

Retail sales continued to grow in November, putting the 2021 holiday season on the home stretch for record spending despite inflation, supply chain disruptions and COVID-19, the National Retail Federation said. “Despite economic headwinds, November... more »

NRF economist says holiday shopping could beat forecast

The 2021 holiday season appears to be on track to exceed the National Retail Federation’s forecast for record spending despite supply chain disruptions, inflation and challenges like the new COVID-19 omicron variant, Jack Kleinhenz, chief... more »

NRF reports nearly 180 million Americans shopped Thanksgiving weekend

Nearly 180 million Americans shopped during the five-day holiday shopping period from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday, according to the annual survey released by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Prosper Insights & Analytics. “Retailers... more »

NRF expects 66% of holiday shoppers will purchase gifts during Thanksgiving weekend

Nearly 2 million more people than last year are expected to shop from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday this year even as consumers have continued the trend of starting their holiday shopping earlier in the... more »

NRF shares consumers are spending headed into 2021 holiday shopping

The impact of the pandemic on the nation’s economy will be a key factor in retail sales during the 2021 holiday season, but the National Retail Federation (NRF) is nonetheless confident in its forecast for... more »

Faire offers Faire-funded import duties on all international orders for U.S.-based retailers

Faire has announced Faire-funded import duties on all international orders for retailers that are based in the U.S. and Europe. Earlier this year, Faire launched across 15 Europe and United Kingdom markets and continues to... more »

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