News Sections
Audio
Holiday Spending Expected To Increase
Updated May 5, 2013 1:03 AM | Filed under: WBIW News
 Print    Archive    RSS

(UNDATED) - Holiday spending is expected to be up from last year but still rather conservative.

Ball State Economist Michael Hicks says the spending won't be as high as 2007, but will be better compared to the last two years.

Hicks says retail sales between Thanksgiving and New Year's accounts for about 25% of a retailer's annual revenue.

Hicks says holiday spending is also a good barometer of public sentiment of the current economic climate and the job market.



« Previous Article
Next Article »

 Print    Archive    RSS

Have a question or comment about a news story? Send it to comments@wbiw.com

Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW
Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW


1340 AM WBIW, Bedford's Place To Talk. Serving Lawrence and surrounding counties since 1948!

© 2014 Ad-Venture Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved.   WBIW.com and Listen Live Powered by HPC

Advertise  |  Careers  |  About  |  Feedback