Small Business Saturday
According to the National Retail Federation, more than 174 million Americans shopped in stores and online during the just-concluded Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday holiday weekend period.
Nearly 7 in 10 Americans said they are planning to or considering shopping over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, according to a survey from the National Retail Federation.
With the election behind them, consumers seem to be eager to see the deals retailers will offer for the biggest shopping weekend of the year, with 59% of Americans— an estimated 137.4 million people— planning to or considering shopping during Thanksgiving weekend, according to the annual survey released by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics.
More Americans are setting holiday shopping budgets this year— 72% vs. 65% in 2013— according to the American Express Spending…