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Will the Holidays Be Merry and Bright for Retailers?

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  1. Bureau of Labor Statistics, “The Employment Situation – September 2020,” October 2, 2020 Back
  2. National Retail Federation, “Annual 2020 Holiday Survey,” October 2020 Back
  3. Deloitte, “2020 Holiday Retail Survey: Reimagining Traditions,” October 2020 Back
  4. Deloitte, “A Tale of Two Holiday Seasons: As a K-Shaped Recovery Model Emerges, Consumer Spending Heavily Bifurcated,” September 15, 2020 Back
  5. Mastercard SpendingPulse, Dec. 26, 2019 Back
  6. Creditcards.com, “Poll: Most Americans will Do Holiday Shopping from Home,” September 17, 2020 Back
  7. Deloitte, “A Tale of Two Holiday Seasons: As a K-Shaped Recovery Model Emerges, Consumer Spending Heavily Bifurcated,” September 15, 2020 Back
  8. Creditcards.com, “Poll: Most Americans will Do Holiday Shopping from Home,” September 17, 2020 Back
  9. ibid Back
  10. Retail Week Connect, “Payments in 2018: What Do Consumers Want and How are Retailers Meeting their Demands?” February 2018 Back
  11. TSYS, “2018 U.S. Consumer Payment Study,” April 2019 Back
  12. CNBC.com, ““More than Half of Americans Now Use Contactless Payments, According to Mastercard Poll,” June 2, 2020 Back
  13. TSYS, “2018 U.S. Consumer Payment Study,” April 2019 Back
  14. ibid Back
  15. TSYS, “2018 U.S. Consumer Payment Study,” April 2019 Back
  16. Statista, “Drivers of Online Purchases in the U.S. 2020,” June 22, 2020 Back
  17. Deloitte, “2020 Holiday Retail Survey: Reimagining Traditions,” October 2020 Back
  18. ibid Back