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Retailers See Record Number of Shoppers Over 2022 Thanksgiving Weekend

2022 Thanksgiving Weekend

A record 196.7 million Americans shopped in stores and online during the 2022 Thanksgiving weekend, which included the five-day holiday shopping period from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday, according to the annual survey by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and …

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NRF Predicts Healthy Growth for Holiday Retail Sales

holiday retail sales

In light of inflation woes and continued supply chain issues, the National Retail Federation predicts holiday retail sales during November and December will grow 6% to 8% from 2021. That amount of growth would put sales between $942.6 billion and …

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NRF Says Consumers Still Spending in Light of Inflation Woes

consumers spending inflation

In the latest Monthly Economic Review from the National Retail Federation (NRF), chief economist Jack Kleinhenz says that consumers are worried about high inflation and increased interest rates but are still spending. Overall retail sales reported by the Census Bureau …

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Holiday Returns Will Cost Retailers More This Year

holiday returns

Despite an increase in holiday spending, retailers are facing a financial crunch with an increase in holiday returns that will cost them more money. Holiday spending between Nov. 1 and Dec. 24 was up 8.5 percent in 2021, according to …

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All Wrapped Up: Products Customers Need for Gift-Giving

Christmas Gifts

‘Tis the season for shopping and the season for wrapping. Along with stocking holiday gifts for your customers, become a one-stop shop by stocking everything they need to wrap up those gifts. Start with a selection of wrapping paper, including …

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3 Shopping Trends Customers Expect This Holiday Season

shopping trends

The holidays are just around the corner but many consumers have already started checking off their holiday shopping lists. U.S. News & World Report shared three shopping trends consumers can expect as they purchase gifts, decor and more for their …

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Download the Small Business Rising Holiday Toolkit

holiday toolkit

Update: Small Business Rising has updated their toolkit to last through the 2021 holiday season. Download it here. Kick off Small Business Saturday with the Small Business Rising Holiday Toolkit. Small Business Rising developed these materials for business owners and …

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Consumers Want to Shop Locally This Holiday Shopping Season

holiday shopping season

As we head into the holiday shopping season, Vericast, a marketing solutions company, found that consumers want to shop early and shop local. Because of anticipated shipping delays, 55 percent of respondents said they will shop in person instead of …

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