people more willing to spend money

Retailers are really pushing out discounts to get people more willing to spend money this year.

Both Adobe and Salesforce said in the U.S. discounts were up by about 28%.

Categories that saw dramatic markdowns included toys, electronics and computers, per Adobe’s figures; respectively these saw sales up by 182% and 113% over last month.

— Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) remains a popular option for paying up front. BNPL drove $390 million in online spend, Adobe said, up 7.5% on last year.