5 Last-Minute ETF Deals Before Christmas Eve

The holiday shopping season begins with Black Friday and officially ends with Super Saturday – the last Saturday before Christmas. Stores offer hefty discounts to last minute shoppers to generate as much revenues as possible. This year was no exception as retail analysts expect Super Saturday to have surpassed all other days in 2019.

Though we are yet to get the exact figure, this Super Saturday sales are expected to be about $34 billion, up from Black Friday’s sales of $31.5 billion. About 147.8 million people, up from 134.3 million last year, are expected to have participated in Super Saturday sale and extended store hours, according to the National Retail Federation’s new survey.

Having said this, we would like to note that customers are still on shopping spree, especially with 2019 holiday season six days shorter.

Global X Millennials Thematic ETF (MILN - Free Report)

Per the source, unlike baby boomers who tend to shop early, millennials prefer to do it late. This year, millennials were the top spenders on Black Friday, shelling out an average of $509.50 on purchases compared with just $382.40 in 2018. With the trend is expected to continue throughout the season, we believe MILN will be a good bet.

Amplify Online Retail ETF (IBUY - Free Report)

Now who can forget online retail ETF – the most important medium of shopping? In-store purchases have been slowing lately with surging demand for technologies. This makes IBUY an intriguing ETF deal for Christmas.

Total retail sales are expected to grow between 4.5% and 5% during the holiday period, suggesting a rise from 3.1% recorded in 2018, according to Deloitte's annual holiday forecast. Among this, online sales are set to rise 14% to 18% compared with 2018 levels, according to Deloitte. NRF expects online and other non-store sales growth of 11-14% this year.

VanEck Vectors Retail ETF (RTH - Free Report)

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