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Data Stories: Charting Holiday Specials, Spending, and Toys

Check these charts to find out when Christmas movies are airing, what holiday people spend the most on, and which toys have been searched for this year.

What to Watch?

Christmas Specials Tableau

‎Planning your holiday vacation around seasonal specials? Charting all the Christmas specials airing in the U.S. is an amusing use of Tableau.


Who Buys the Most?

Singles Day Chart

When it comes to consumer-driven holidays, the winner is actually China’s Singles Day, which massively overshadows Black Friday shopping in the U.S. year after year.


What’s the Hot Toy?

Popular Toys

Digital marketing agency Reckless pulled from U.K. Google search data to estimate what toys will be the most popular finds this year.


About the Author

Lindsay Stares is a production editor at TDWI. You can contact her here.

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