This holiday shopping season, retailers saw increased sales despite high inflation rates.
Holiday sales rose this year as American spending remained resilient during the critical shopping season despite surging prices, according to one measure.
Last minute holiday shoppers are back in force — and inflation is partly to blame.
Small retailers say this year is still far from “normal” because decades-high inflation is forcing them to raise prices and making shoppers rein in spending.
Americans cut back sharply on retail spending last month as the holiday shopping season began.
Consumers are turning online for Cyber Monday to score more discounts on items that have ballooned in price because of high inflation.
Consumers holding out for big deals may be disappointed as they head into the busiest shopping season of the year.
The pandemic vastly changed the way Americans spend money, and now as they return to pre-pandemic behavior, they’re tripping up retailers again.
The pandemic-induced supply chain snarls have created unprecedented shortages across all types of products this holiday season.
Target will not open its stores on Thanksgiving, making permanent a shift to the unofficial start of the holiday season that was suspended in the pandemic.
This Labor Day, some Americans will have extra cash on hand for holiday weekend shopping. Here’s what you need to know about the sales.
Retail sales fell in May, dragged down by a decline in auto sales and a shift by Americans to spend more on vacations and other services instead of goods.