More Than 166 Million Shoppers Expected During Upcoming Holiday Weekend
(Washington, DC) — Folks are hitting the road to celebrate Thanksgiving, but they’ll soon be hitting the stores both in-person and online. The National Retail Federation says more than 166-million Americans will shop from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday. That’s nearly eight million more than last year. Most people say they’re going to shop because the deals are so good. Others say it’s tradition or simply something to pass the time over the holiday weekend. The NRF projects most shoppers will spend their money on Black Friday.