Monday, December 18, 2017

Holiday spending 'solid,' analyst says

Three best friends during Christmas shoppingThe holiday shopping season is barreling along at a rapid rate.

The Commerce Department reports that retail and food sales were up 5.8 percent last month compared to November 2016, according to NPR. Sales were also up a seasonally adjusted 0.8 percent from October.

Additionally, “nonstore retailers,” which include online businesses, reported sales up 10.4 percent compared to November 2016, per NPR.. . . more

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