"Consumer confidence is high this holiday season, according to NRF Director of Industry and Consumer Insights Katherine Cullen, and consumers say they'll be spending about $1,000 on average on gifts and other items for the holidays."
"Most American parents in their early to late thirties believe that food insecurity is an important issue to solve, according to a new Ipsos poll. The poll offered respondents the following definition of food insecurity: 'Food insecurity describes a household’s inability to provide enough food for every person to live an active, healthy life.'"
"A national study of women ages 18–75 found that female shoppers will continue to push for greater convenience and price value this holiday season, despite a moderate uptick in disposable income, reports BusinessWire."
"After a modest decline forecast for 2019, total toy industry dollar sales in the U.S. are expected to pick up again in 2020; and this trend is expected to continue through the end of 2021, according to The NPD Group’s latest report, The Future of Toys."
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Despite annual outcries about a supposed war on Christmas, itÛªs still AmericansÛª top pick (by a wide margin) when naming their favorite holiday from any point in the calendar year (with 46% naming it as their favorite).
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