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2017 American Personal Consumption Spending

Due to a strong economy, 2017 saw an uptick in consumer spending. So how good a shopping year was it? Let’s look at 2017 American personal consumption spending.   Good Times: 2017 American Personal Consumption Spending Before noting total-year spending, … Continue reading

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Halloween Big for Retailers

It may not seem like it to many of us. But Americans spend a lot on Halloween shopping. Hence the comment: Halloween big for retailers. Not everyone relies on homemade costumes. Annual Mother’s Day spending is much higher at about … Continue reading

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