Top 10 Trends and Stats from Thanksgiving Weekend 2013

Dec 02, 2013 1:19 PM  By

Thanksgiving weekend 2013 has come and gone. Here are the Top 10 interesting ecommerce and in-store facts and figures from the holiday weekend:

1. Sales are down, but don’t worry

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A National Retail Federation survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics projects retail spending during Thanksgiving weekend to be $57.4 billion, a 3% decrease vs. Thanksgiving weekend 2012. But the NRF doesn’t see a reason to panic: It still believes retail sales for holiday 2013 will still be up 3.9%.

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