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.
Super Saturday is the biggest shopping day of the year.
More than 165 million people expected to shop over five-day weekend
Half of holiday shoppers have already started
- Barbie remains the top toy for girls this year. For boys, LEGO tops the list.
Holiday shoppers plan to spend 4 percent more this year
- Consumers say they will spend an average of $1,047.83 this holiday season
- Shoppers between the ages of 35 and 44 plan to spend the most at $1,158.63
NRF forecasts holiday sales will grow between 3.8 and 4.2 percent
- Slideshow: 2018 holiday trends
- December survey: Procrastinators rush to meet holiday deadline
- Thanksgiving outcome: Multichannel shopping up 40 percent
- Holiday Podcast: Thanksgiving weekend and beyond
- Article: 5 things to know about holiday discounts
- November survey: Young adults likely to spend more
- Thanksgiving forecast: More than 164 million consumers plan to shop
- October survey: Consumers will spend 4.1 percent more
- 2018 holiday forecast: Retail sales to increase between 4.3 and 4.8 percent
- 2017 holiday trends slideshow
- 2017 holiday season outcome
- December consumer survey
- Thanksgiving weekend outcome
- November consumer survey
- Thanksgiving weekend forecast
- October consumer survey
- 2017 forecast