Cheaper Wrapping Paper for Gifts This Year?

Spend Matters welcomes this guest post by Monika Sosnowska, of Mintec.

It is hard to believe the holidays are already on their way. The shopping malls are becoming busier and the seasonal smells add to the festive atmosphere. We may be thinking about what gifts to buy, but no matter what we buy, there is one thing we cannot avoid buying: wrapping paper. So, let’s check how the prices look like this year.

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Afternoon Coffee: FTC May Be Planning to Block Staples/Office Depot Merger, Shoppers Spent $4.45B This Weekend


Reports surfaced over the weekend and today of the Federal Trade Commission's plans to block the proposed Staples and Office Depot merger. The New York Post cited anonymous sources were preparing to block the $6.3 billion deal. And, consumers spent an estimated $4.45 billion shopping online on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. More consumers turned to online shopping instead of going to physical stores this weekend.

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