Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Mastercard SpendingPulse: Holiday sales to rise 3.1%; lists top 10 shopping days

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A just-released holiday survey is not quite as robust as most others.

U.S. retail sales are expected to grow 3.1% (excluding automotive) between November 1 and December 24 this year over last, according to Mastercard SpendingPulse. By comparison, the National Retail Federation forecast holiday sales to increase between 3.8% and 4.2% over 2018. . . . more