Holiday spending

Bigger paychecks help drive best holiday shopping season in six years
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December 26, 2018 - 1:15 pm
By Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN Business (CNN) -- Holiday sales grew at their fastest pace in six years, buoyed by rising wages and a drop in gas prices. Retail spending from November 1 through December 24 increased 5.1% from a year ago, according to Mastercard SpendingPulse. Shoppers spent more than $...
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