Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Holiday retail sales up 3% so far

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Total retail sales have risen 3% so far this holiday season (Nov. 1-Dec. 6).

That’s according to Mastercard SpendingPulse, which tracks overall retail spending trends across all payment types, including cash and check. The increase is in line with Mastercard’s holiday forecast, which calls for an overall holiday increase of 3.1%. . . . more