The winter holidays are a multibillion-dollar industry for the U.S., and the National Retail Federation’s latest data suggest 2019 is a strong year for retailers selling wintery gifts and items. Americans are set to spend about $730 billion, up about 4% from 2018.
1. You spent how much? Consumers are expected to drop an average of $1,048 for winter holiday purchases, up $41 from last year.