Holiday Spending Hits Six-Year High

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We have some good news for retailers!

This may be the best holiday shopping season in nearly a decade.

Shoppers spent more than $850 billion during the holidays.

Retail spending between November 1 and December 24 increased five percent from a year ago.

Online sales also rose more than 19%.

Officials say sales went up due to rising wages and a drop in gas prices.
 

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