Holiday forecast 2018
Thanks to a healthy economy and strong consumer confidence, NRF expects holiday retail sales in November and December to increase between 4.3 and 4.8 percent over 2017 for a total of $717.45 billion to $720.89 billion.
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2018 holiday sales grew 2.9 percent amid turmoil over trade policy and delay in data collection
Holiday retail sales in 2018 grew 2.9 percent to $707.5 billion.
Retail imports still strong as possible March tariff hike approaches
Imports have dipped since last fall but remain higher than usual ahead of a possible tariff increase on Chinese goods.