Retailers See Strong Close To Shopping Season03:36

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According to the National Retail Federation, early holiday shopping numbers from November show a 5 percent increase in sales over last year.

New data out also shows consumer confidence at a high not seen since 2001.

NPR’s Sonari Glinton (@sonari) recaps the holiday shopping season — and what we should expect in 2017 — with Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti.

This segment aired on December 28, 2016.


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