Holiday Retail Sales Increased 5.5 Percent In 2017

Holiday sales during November and December increased 5.5 percent over the same period in 2016 to $691.9 billion as growing wages, stronger employment and higher confidence led consumers to spend more than had been expected, according to the National Retail Federation. The number, which excludes restaurants, automobile dealers and gasoline stations, includes $138.4 billion in … Continue reading Holiday Retail Sales Increased 5.5 Percent In 2017