Bloomberg by the Numbers: $50 Billion

Shoppers in New York City.

Photograph by Craig Warga/Bloomberg

Shoppers in New York City.

That’s what American shoppers spent over the Memorial Day weekend.

Sales during the long holiday weekend were up 3.9 percent over the previous year, according to the APT Index.

Applied Predictive Technologies monitors data from over 65,000 retail and restaurant locations.

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