2014 the best holiday season in 3 years...


According to the National Retail Federation, 2014 was a good year!

This chart shows the trend against years past . According to Reuters, US Retail sales this year, rose 5.5% from Black Friday through to Christmas eve. The article identifies womens apparel, jewlery, and casual dining as winners (not suprising) and noted electronics as 'sluggish' ...with this said the offical gov't data will not be out for a bit...but all the non-gov't sources seem in agreement that its been a good year, overall.