It appears that retailers are headed for a happy holiday selling season — especially online.
Consumers say they will spend an average $967.13 this year, up 3.4%
from the $935.58 consumers said they would spend when surveyed this time
last year, according to the annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights
& Analytics for the National Retail Federation. And for the first
time in survey history, online is the most popular shopping destination
this year, cited by 59% of consumers.. . . more