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Easter

NRF: More consumers seeking bargains this Easter

NRF: More consumers seeking bargains this Easter

WASHINGTON – Eighty percent of Americans plan to celebrate Easter this year and will collectively spend $20.8 billion to mark the holiday, according to a survey released Monday by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. That projected figure is down slightly from last year’s forecast of $21.6 billion. “Consumers are eager to

NRF expects robust Easter spending

NRF expects robust Easter spending

WASHINGTON – Consumers plan to spend an average of $179.70 this Easter, the highest figure on record, according to results of the annual survey released Wednesday by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. A total of 79% of Americans will celebrate the holiday and spend a collective $21.6 billion, down slightly from

NRF projects strong spending for Easter

NRF projects strong spending for Easter

WASHINGTON — Easter spending is expected to total $18.2 billion this year, according to a survey released Thursday by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. A total of 81% of Americans will celebrate the holiday and spend an average of $150 per person, the survey found. That is down from last year’s

NRF: Late Easter should bring record spending

NRF: Late Easter should bring record spending

WASHINGTON – Easter will come nearly three weeks later this year than in 2016, and the National Retail Federation forecasts that the extra time will translate into higher sales for American retailers. According to NRF’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, spending for Easter is expected to reach $18.4 billion this year, up

NRF forecast: Easter spending to reach $17.3 billion

NRF forecast: Easter spending to reach $17.3 billion

WASHINGTON – Americans are expected to spend a record $17.3 billion on Easter-related merchandise this year, according a National Retail Federation survey conducted by Prosper Insights and Analytics. That works out to an average of $146 for each person who plans to celebrate the holiday, which is the highest figure in Easter Spending Survey’s 13

Skittles, Starburst flavored Lip Smackers for Easter

Skittles, Starburst flavored Lip Smackers for Easter

MOUNT ARLINGTON, N.J. — Mars Retail Group is partnering with Markwins Beauty Products Inc.’s Lip Smacker brand to create Easter novelties: new Skittles and Starburst brand flavored Lip Smacker Trios packaged inside colorful plastic eggs. Each egg contains three candy-flavored lip balms, and has a suggested price of $4.95. The first Skittles Trio includes green