The National Retail Federation is predicting retail sales will increase between 3.8% and 4.4% in 2019 to more than $3.8 trillion, despite ongoing threats of a trade war, a volatile stock market and the impact of the recent government shutdown.
The retail apocalypse is upon us. Or is it? Though the recent headlines about Sears and the litany of other brick-and-mortar store closure headlines lean in to the apocalypse theory, the data tells us otherwise.
Father’s Day spending is expected to reach $15.3 billion in sales this year. A new study by the National Retail Federation found that a total of 77% of shoppers will spend an average of $133 per person. Here is what the rest of the survey results revealed for Father’s Day spending.