Shoppers are ready to spend this holiday — but the question is, on what?
With the National Retail Federation projecting a 3.6 percent increase in holiday sales, several popular brands and categories are well-positioned to benefit from the anticipated boost.
Household goods should be another hit as consumers continue to invest in their homes — and spend more time in their own kitchens.
And as always, fresh takes on beauty and apparel items are sure to be left under many Christmas trees.
For more inspiration, CNBC has compiled a list of gift ideas at every budget.
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