Shoppers Expected to Spend $6 Billion on Holiday Decorations

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Updated: 12/08/2011 11:17 am
From bright blinking lights to those blow-up inflatable santas, it turns out we're getting a lot more merry with holiday decorations this year.

The National Retail Federation started tracking sales numbers in 2005.

It says U.S. consumers will spend $6 billion on decorations this year.

It's the most we've shelled out in 7 years.

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