Retail

164 Million Americans Expected to Go Shopping Over Thanksgiving Weekend

Twenty-one percent of shoppers plan to shop on Thanksgiving Day and 71 percent plan to shop on Black Friday, according to new survey results.

11/19/2018 By Staff

Retail

Americans' Holiday Spending Expected to Top $1,000 on Average

American consumers plan to spend an average of $1,007 during this year's holiday season, 4.1 percent higher than last year's spending, according to new survey results.

10/29/2018 By Staff

Retail

Online Sales Up 8.9 Percent Year-Over-Year

Overall retail sales increased by 3 percent between September 2017 and last month, according to new data.

10/19/2018 By Staff

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Retail Group Anticipates Rise in Holiday Spending This Year

The National Retail Federation estimates that holiday retail sales will increase by 4.3-4.8 percent, for a total of between $717.5 billion and $720.9 billion.

10/04/2018 By Staff

Retail

Halloween Spending Projected to Reach $9 Billion

That's down slightly from last year.

09/20/2018 By Staff

Retail

Back-to-School Spending Projected to Reach $82.8 Billion

That's down from last year's estimated spending of $83.6 billion.

07/19/2018 By Staff

Retail

Fourth of July Cookout and Picnic Spending Will Top $6.9 Billion

That’s down from last year’s estimated $7.1 billion in spending, according to new survey results.

06/26/2018 By Staff

Data

Father's Day Spending Expected to Total $15.3 Billion

That number is down from last year's projection of $15.5 billion in spending.

06/04/2018 By Staff

Data

Graduation Gift Spending Predicted to Reach $5.2 Billion

Americans will spend an estimated $5.2 billion on graduation presents for high schoolers and college students this year, according to a new survey.

05/25/2018 By Staff

Data

Number of Retail Jobs Declines

The number of jobs in the retail industry fell by 6,400 in March, according to new stats released Friday by the National Retail Federation.

04/09/2018 By Staff

Data

St. Patrick's Day Spending Expected to Hit New High

The holiday is most popular among those ages 18-24, with 77 percent of those surveyed saying they plan to celebrate.

03/05/2018 By Staff

Data

Retail Federation Expects Growth in 2018

The National Retail Federation expects sales to grow between 3.8 and 4.4 percent in 2018, with growth in online and non-store sales at around 10 to 12 percent.

02/26/2018 By Staff

Retail

Valentine's Day Spending Expected to Reach $19.6 Billion

If correct, that total would represent an increase from last year, when Americans spent $18.2 billion on Valentine's Day gifts.

02/07/2018 By Staff

Data

Holiday Spending Increased in 2017

Retail sales last November and December increased 5.5 percent over November and December of 2016, according to the National Retail Federation.

01/18/2018 By staff

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Number of Retail Jobs Down

The number of American retail jobs decreased by 20,200 in December.

01/08/2018 By staff

Data

Americans Plan to Spend an Average of $967 During Holidays

That's according to survey results published by the National Retail Federation.

12/19/2017 By staff

Data

Number of Retail Jobs Up

The American retail industry added 12,900 jobs during the month of November after losses in October.

12/12/2017 By staff

Retail

More Than 174 Million Americans Shopped Over Thanksgiving Weekend

The average spending per person between Thanksgiving Day and Cyber Monday was $335.47.

11/29/2017 By staff

Retail

69 Percent of Americans Plan to Shop This Weekend

That portion includes shoppers who plan to spend on Cyber Monday.

11/17/2017 By staff

Retail

Halloween Spending Expected to Total $9.1 Billion

That number would mark an 8.3 percent increase over last year's spending.

10/30/2017 By staff