Americans splurge $975 on gifts, the merriest spending since 1999.

Families with kids aim for a festive $1,306, while childless households target $835.

Over 49% shop this month, with 56% favoring in-store over online.

Expect retail madness on Dec 16, 23, and post-Christmas.

Target and Kohl's open till midnight, fueling the festive shopping spree.

After Black Friday's record-breaking spree, retailers anticipate a 6%-9% boost.

Dec 23, a retail battleground after Black Friday, promising deals galore.

Dec 22 and 26, busy days for late shoppers sealing the holiday deal.

Despite December, budgets expand post-Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

Buckle up for a wild December retail ride, breaking all festive records!