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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Retail Trade Group Expects Bump in Holiday Spending

The National Retail Federation expects an increase in holiday retail sales of between 3.6 and 4 percent from last year's numbers.

10/11/2017 By staff

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Retail Jobs Down

The number of American retail industry jobs dropped by 1,700 between June and July.

08/08/2017 By staff

Retail

Back-to-School Spending Expected to Rise

Survey results suggest back-to-college spending will hit an all-time high this year, while back-to-school spending will also increase.

07/19/2017 By staff

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Online Retail Sales Up

Overall, retail sales changed little between May and June, but were up last month by 3.2 percent over June 2016.

07/18/2017 By staff

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Fourth of July Cookout Spending Expected to Rise

Americans are expected to spend $7.1 billion on food for cookouts and picnics as they celebrate the Fourth of July this year.

06/23/2017 By staff