Aussie holiday season spending grows to $51.5 billion this year
Christmas retail spending is the highest it's ever been
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LIFESTYLE Holiday season
During the season of giving, how much is spending being taken into consideration? Although Christmas cheer tends to increase at this time of year, expenditure seems to be growing even more. And in Australia it's the highest it's ever been.
Forecast to reach $1.5 billion, retail spending in the 46 days before December 25 is estimated to go up by 2.9% since last year, according to a study by Roy Morgan.
Find out which states are the main retail big spenders and what people are actually spending their money on.
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