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NRF says Valentine’s Day gift spending to reach new record

Total spending on significant others for Valentine’s Day is expected to reach a record $14.2 billion, according to the annual survey released by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. “Retailers are ready... more »

NRF survey shows top 5 gift categories for the holidays

As an estimated 182 million people are planning to shop in-store and online from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday, the latest survey from the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics shows the top... more »

Halloween 2023 spending to reach record $12.2B

Total Halloween spending is expected to reach a record $12.2 billion, exceeding last year’s record of $10.6 billion, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF)’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics. A record... more »

Record 158 million shoppers expected during Super Saturday

More than 158 million consumers are expected to shop on the last Saturday before Christmas this year, according to the annual consumer survey released today by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Prosper Insights &... more »

GDP growth slows, but consumer spending remains positive

Gross domestic product isn’t likely to grow as much in the final months of 2022 as it did in the third quarter, but consumer spending should remain strong even though its rapid pace is continuing... more »

Record number of consumers shop over Thanksgiving weekend

A record 196.7 million Americans shopped in stores and online 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... 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 »

Record shoppers expected during Thanksgiving weekend

An estimated 166.3 million people are planning to shop from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday this year, according to the annual survey released today by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. This... more »

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