Increased food spending, lower gas prices give retailers boost for Independence Day


With Independence Day arriving Tuesday, retailers expect a surge in one of the things Americans do best – eat. The National Retail Federation (NRF) predicts Americans will spend more than $7.1 billion for Independence Day weekend on food items for picnics, barbecues and other celebrations. That’s an increase of about $2 in per-person spending over 2016. NumbersContinue reading “Increased food spending, lower gas prices give retailers boost for Independence Day”

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