U.S. Christmas season shopping - Statistics & Facts
In the United States, Christmas is celebrated on December 25. It is a civil holiday that is enjoyed by an increasing number of non-Christians and is an integral part of the holiday season. In 2023, close to 90 percent of people in the United States stated they were planning to celebrate the holiday, with less than one in 10 declaring that they would not be joining in with the festivities. Christmas is typically the largest economic stimulus for many nations around the world as sales increase dramatically in almost all retail areas during this time. In 2023, total holiday retail sales were projected to have reached new highs of 957 billion U.S. dollars.
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