Back to School


American Eagle Outfitters Takes BTS to Next Level

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As kids across the nation get ready for back to school, many in the neediest school communities are held back, all which impacts … [Read more...]

Infographic: Back to School Goes Mobile

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In the Back to School (BTS) Shopping Goes Mobile in the U.S. infographic, advertising platform InMobi shows how mobile advertising … [Read more...]

Secondhand is Cool for Back to School

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While maybe not great for business retailers, secondhand clothing (and accessories) are good for the environment, and the movement … [Read more...]

Imports Increasing as Retailers Prepare for Back to School

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Washington–A jump in import cargo volume of 7.3% is expected this month as retailers stock up for the busy back-to-school season, … [Read more...]

Kohl’s Cares Gives Back this Back-to-School Season

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Menomonee, Falls WI--Kohl’s Department Stores is featuring beloved children’s books from author Laura Numeroff available now … [Read more...]

Early Back-to-School Findings: Families Plan to Spend More This Year

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Washington—The Fourth of July marks the official beginning of summer for most school children these days. For parents it can … [Read more...]

Fourth of July Spending: A Harbinger of Sales to come?

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Washington—Americans are ready to put on their red, white and blue to celebrate Independence Day with friends and family—and … [Read more...]

Back-to-School Shopping, the Latest Example of Holiday Creep: eMarketer

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New York--Propelled by back-to-school buying, US retail sales will grow a relatively strong 4.6% during the core back-to-school … [Read more...]

Target Q3 Surprises; Earnings, Comps Exceed Estimates

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Minneapolis—In an earnings reports that surprised many, Target Corp. today reports its firstincrease in U.S. comp stores sales in … [Read more...]

JCPenney Narrows Q3 Loss, But Sales Do Too

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Dallas—JCPenney reported Wednesday afternoon that it continues to pare down losses, even beating forecasts. But sales also … [Read more...]

Kohl’s Q3 Profit Down 30%, Misses Sales Forecast

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Menomonee Falls, WI—Kohl’s Corp. said third quarter earnings fell 20% as revenue edged down 1.6%.Kohl’s reported a 20% profit … [Read more...]

Athletic, Outdoor Footwear Sales Boost September

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Port Washington, NY—Late trending back to school sales have seen had a kick, or rather kicks.For the 14 weeks ended Sept. 20, … [Read more...]