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Holiday 2022: US Retail Wrap-Up

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We conclude our coverage of the 2022 holiday season in US retail, drawing on consumer survey data, shopper traffic data, retailers’ trading updates and retail sales data.

 Data in this report are:

  • Proprietary US consumer survey findings—Total holiday spending (versus pre-holiday expectations), channels through which holiday gift purchases were made, categories purchased as gifts (versus pre-holiday expectations)
  • Store traffic trends—Percentage changes in store visits for major retail sectors and major retailers versus the prior year and compared to three years earlier
  • US retail sales—Year-over-year changes between December 2021 and December 2022, and sales by sector in the fourth quarter of 2022
  • US inflation, 2022

Companies mentioned in this report include: Best Buy, Costco, Dollar General, Dollar Tree, JCPenney, Kohl’s, Macy’s, Target, Walmart

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