How Christmas Effects the Economy
1: How many online purchases do we make?
A: Online shopping jumped 16.4 percent on Christmas Day over last year, and the dollar amount of those purchases that were made using mobile devices leaped 172.9 percent.
2: What is the most popular item to buy around Christmas?
A: Electronics (smartphones, iPads, tablets, computers, TVs, etc.)
3: How much do we spend on Christmas decorations?
A: About 6 billion on just the lights
Supply & Demand
Employment & Unemployment
Most of Santa's reindeer have male-sounding names, such as Blitzer, Comet, and Cupid. However, male reindeer shed their antlers around Christmas, so the reindeer pulling Santa's sleigh are likely not male but female.