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You're not imagining it: Holiday shopping season really did start earlier this year

Nov 23, 2023
But if we're buying now, will retailers pay later?
Holiday shopping season may have started early this year, but it's also predicted to go later than usual.
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Holiday shopping will look different this year, with discounts coming early

Oct 10, 2022
Consumers can expect early and steep sales as retailers try to offload excessive inventory. Online shopping is expected to cool.
"Consumers are going to be seeing some of the best discounts they’ve seen in quite some time," said Vivek Pandya of Adobe Analytics. 
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Retail sales dip may be lined with silver

Jun 15, 2022
The slight decline from April to May could indicate a slowing economy — which the Federal Reserve is hoping for.
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People are finding it easier to borrow right now

Jun 15, 2021
That doesn't necessarily mean they're taking out more loans, but borrowing could pick up in some categories, such as auto loans.
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Credit card debt is falling. That's good news — and bad news

Nov 19, 2020
It's good news for our personal economies, but it means we're not spending as much to prop the economy as a whole.
One expert says retail spending is losing steam right as the critical holiday shopping season is ramping up.
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Retail spending rose in May. Here's what folks are buying.

Jun 14, 2019
Sales rose, and many of the gains were in discretionary categories.
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