The Business of Christmas
Christmas, once been a pure religious holiday, had become the largest commercial season in the U.S. and many parts of the world. American shoppers are spending a massive $704.18 on gifts alone in 2011. The wrapping paper suppliers generates $2.6 billion from gift buyers. The surge in total sales of Christmas tree could serve as a sign that the economic climate is getting well. The following visual points out where all the business of Christmas is taking place and more holiday shopping statistics. See also How Much do Americans Spend on Halloween and Black Friday vs Cyber Monday.