Economic Commentary

Podcast: Holiday Shopping Outlook

November 18, 2022
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Hear more from Bryan Jordan, Nationwide’s Deputy Chief Economist, as he shares his outlook on the holiday shopping season. (12 min)

Retail sales rose by 1.3 percent in October — its largest increase in eight months. What does this mean for the all-important holiday shopping in the weeks ahead? Will inflation keep shoppers away? Bryan Jordan, Nationwide’s Deputy Chief Economist, shares his outlook on the holiday shopping season.

  • How important is holiday shopping to the retail industry?
  • How could holiday shopping in 2022 compare with previous years?
  • Could inflation keep shoppers away this year?


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