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Thanksgiving a ‘wonderful time’ for retailers

Thanksgiving a ‘wonderful time’ for retailers

NEW YORK — Seventy-nine percent of consumers will shop for holiday gifts during the period between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday, according to Deloitte LLP, which has dubbed the upcoming weekend “the most wonderful time of the year” for retailers. Shoppers are expected to spend an average of $415 over Thanksgiving weekend, with 87% of those

Back-to-School spending forecast to rise

Back-to-School spending forecast to rise

NEW YORK — Back-to-school spending is forecast to rise this season, according to recent surveys from the National Retail Federation and Deloitte LLC. Families with children in elementary through high school plan to spend an average $687.72 each, for a total of $29.5 billion, an 8% increase from last year’s $27.3 billion, according to the

Deloitte forecasts solid Thanksgiving weekend

Deloitte forecasts solid Thanksgiving weekend

NEW YORK — A survey from Deloitte LLP finds that 76% of Americans will go shopping over the Thanksgiving weekend. The firm forecasts per-capita spending of $400 over the four days between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday, an increase of nearly 8% from last year’s $369. “Holiday shopping often kicks in a little later during election