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2017 Holiday Wrapup (Planalytics)

Coresight Research

Key Points


  • Holiday Wrap-Up: Season Exceeded Expectations Due to a Holiday Surge
  • Consumers Wait for the Best Deals, Which Drives a Last-Minute Rush in Sales
  • Favorable Holiday Calendar: A Full Weekend Before Christmas
  • Holiday 2017 Weather Was an Easy Comparison Versus 2016
  • Holiday Online Sales Growth Far Outpaced In-Store Sales Growth
  • Amazon Won Again, and Had Its “Biggest Holiday” Ever
  • In-Store Traffic Increased, but Was Uneven
  • Growth Across the Board, Although Department Stores and Apparel Lagged
  • This Season’s Best-Selling Tech Products
  • Traffic Momentum Continues After Christmas
  • National Returns Day, January 3, Was Expected to Draw 1.4 Million Package Returns

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