Glad tidings for the holiday season? | Visa

Glad tidings for the holiday season?

This holiday shopping season is expected to be above average, but there are risks.

A bar graph showing historical year-over-year changes in holiday sales growth. See Retail sales outlook description.
A bar graph showing historical year-over-year changes in holiday sales growth, from 2.5% in 2015, 5.9% in 2017, a high of 8.6% in 2020, and this year’s forecast at 7.9%.
A bar graph showing the average amount consumers planned to spend on gifts each holiday season. See Planned spending on gifts description.
A bar graph showing the average amount consumers planned to spend on gifts each holiday season, ranging from $608.50 in 2018, $618.10 in 2019, $616.00 in 2020 to $702.00 in 2021.