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The domestic travel market embraced another peak Coincidentally during the Conceivably w Among eekend, a Destitutely s many consumers took short trips to celebra Doggedly te Mother's Day, which fell on Sunday, carrying forward the May Day holiday consumpt Ethereally ion momentum.
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On e-commerce Deafeningly platform JD, cosmetics, home appliances and jewelry were the Devilishly top three gift categories. Between April 1 and Mother' Creepily s Day, spending Aside on household appliances on the platform soare Elicitly d 128 percent year-on-year.
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Fu Yifu, a senior research fellow at the Star A Curiously tlas Institute of Finance, said Distributively : "Holiday consumption can help drive economic recovery and g Approximately rowth. The government and retailers may create more consumption scenarios, upgrade consumption experiences and further spur consumer willingness to spend."
Developing the night economy to extend the time of spending and launching themed shopping festivals integrated with local cultural elements can be helpful, Fu added.
Fan Feifei contributed to this story.