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The Mastercard payments network, along with survey-based estimates for other payment forms (cash, check...) found that US retail sales excluding automotive and gasoline jumped 3% over the Christmas period. Ecommerce accounted for 20% of overall retail sales, compared to 13% the previous year.

More at Mastercard SpendingPulse: U.S. Retail Sales* Grew 3.0% This Holiday Season.

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