Journalism: Last week they said economic fears might derail the holidays, this week they report record breaking sales

Journalism: Last week they said economic fears might derail the holidays, this week they report record breaking sales

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Last week: Journalism: “Fears of economic recession could derail the holiday shopping season – MarketWatch” – SocialPanic

This week: Black Friday shopper spent more in stores, broke records online over the weekend

Americans spent more money Black Friday shopping in 2019 than ever before.

Both online and in-store sales figures increased over last year as consumers grow more comfortable with shopping on their smartphones and tablets.

Brick-and-mortar sales were up 4.2% over last year, according to an annual holiday spending report from First Data, now Fiserv.

Most news today is speculation and assertions, and rarely reporting on past events. The first story was speculation, already shown as incorrect.

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