The biggest shopping weekend of the year is right around the corner and 69 percent of Americans — an estimated 164 million people — are planning to shop or considering shopping during Thanksgiving weekend, according to the annual survey by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. For the first time in survey history, the numbers include Cyber Monday in addition to Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Sunday.
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Although nearly 60 percent of holiday shoppers had already started checking off their shopping lists by November 10, millions more are eagerly waiting to hear what retailers have in store ÛÒ and online ÛÒ for the biggest holiday shopping weekend of the year.
Unity Marketing estimates that the gifting market totals $131.3 billion, and represents approximately $1 out of every $10 spent in the type of stores that fill America’s malls and shopping centers, the big boxes that line the streets and highways and the shops along main streets across the country.
Retailers are in for a very digital holiday season, according to an NRF survey. ItÛªs the most wonderful time of the year for millions of Americans, and this year, holiday shoppers have already added their family members to the Û÷nice list.ÛªÛ
Though many experts expect only modest sales gains this holiday season, a new poll suggests that online sales will actually post big gains this November and December. And Cyber Monday is expected to be much more popular this year than Black Friday, as consumers will have more access to deals through their mobile devices than ever before. Once again, gift cards top the list of preferred presents.