At the end of every year, Americans tend to kick up their spending when they buy presents, decorations, and other items for the holiday season. Let’s examine a few figures to learn how holiday spending impacts the average consumer’s wallet.

From Our Two Cents Monthly Newsletter – December 2017 Edition.

Gift Icon$478

The expected amount that consumers will spend on gifts for family members.

Christmas Tree$218

The amount that shoppers plan to spend on food, decorations, flowers, and greeting cards.

Online Shopping59%

The relative proportion of consumers who will primarily shop online for holiday goods.

Coin Purse$967.13

The amount that consumers expect to spend this holiday season.

Snow Flake$682 billion

The approximate total of all holiday-related expenses in the US this year.


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