Record number of US shoppers expected during Thanksgiving weekend despite soaring inflation


ANKARA 

A record number of Americans are expected to shop during the Thanksgiving weekend despite the cost of a holiday dinner being up 20% from last year due to soaring inflation.

An estimated 166.3 million people are planning to shop from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday, according to a survey by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Prosper Insights & Analytics.

If the figure is realized, it would be eight million more than last year and surpass the…



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Written by Bourbiza Mohamed

I have 26 years of experience as a professional writer and editor and have been working as a full time freelancer since 2011. I am originally from Casablanca, Morocco, and I graduated from Qatar University with a degree in journalism. I have worked for newspapers, magazines, news agencies, websites. I speak fluent Arabic, French, English, Russian and Spanish.

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