Light Reading for Turkey Day Weekend

Thanksgiving is fast approaching and with it kicks off Holiday Season. We would like to take this opportunity to thank our clients, partners and friends. We sincerely value your support and confidence in us. On behalf of all of us at Econsult Solutions, we wish you a very happy Thanksgiving.

We hear a little light reading does wonders for easing the symptoms of food comas and these articles go great with holiday pie and turkey leftovers. So, here is everything you need to know about what to expect from the economy while shopping this holiday season, as well as some of our most recent blogs in case you missed them! Happy reading and happy holidays!


Four Economic Indicators Pointing to a Better Holiday Shopping Season in 2016, Danielle Marceau, Forbes

U.S. Retailers Warn of Shipping Crisis as Holiday Season Looms, Sophia Yan, CNN Money


Why a Happy Holiday is Ahead for Retailers, Deborah Weinswig, Forbes

Post-Election Trauma May Depress Holiday Shopping Season, Charisse Jones, USA Today

National Retail Federation Forecasts Holiday Sales to Increase 3.6%, Treacy Reynolds, National Retail Federation (NRF)

Halloween’s Effect on the Economy, (Unlisted), Investopedia

2016 Deloitte Holiday Survey – Ringing in the Retail, Rod Sides, Deloitte University Press

2016 Holiday Retail Expectation: A Surprisingly Sunny Outlook, Meghan McDowell, First Insight

Election 2016 & Its Impact on Holiday Shopping, Retail Next Blog, Shelley E. Kohan

What is Black Friday? Sales Trends, Kimberly Amadeo, The Balance

How Philadelphia Neighborhoods Voted, Jonathan Tannen, ESI Blog: Present Value

Moving Cities: Florence and Siena, Richard Voith, ESI Blog: Present Value

For those looking to give back, please consider supporting one our friends and partners during the holiday season. We’ve compiled a list of great organizations participating in Giving Tuesday.

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