NRF; Jack Kleinhenz; holiday spending

NRF: Holiday spending could top forecast

NRF: Holiday spending could top forecast

WASHINGTON – With the holiday season “off to a good start,” the National Retail Federation’s chief economist now expects consumer spending to exceed his October forecast, overcoming supply chain disruptions, inflation and challenges like the new COVID-19 omicron variant. “Now that we’re in December, the holiday shopping season is nearing the finish line,” said Jack