Holiday retail sales during 2019 grew 4.1 percent to $730.2 billion.
- Online and other non-store sales were up 14.6 percent year-over-year.
- Grocery and beverage stores were up 2.9 percent year-over-year.
- Furniture and home furnishings stores were up 2.6 percent year-over-year.
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Over nine in 10 consumers are likely to choose a retailer based on convenience, and these shoppers are looking to retailers to help them save even more time and effort in their busy lifestyles.
Explore the latest edition of NRF's Consumer View to learn how convenience shapes today’s shopping and the future role of convenience for the retail industry.