NRF: Mother’s Day Spending to Rise 11% This Year


Washington–“A father may turn his back on his child, brothers and sisters may become inveterate enemies, husbands may desert their … [Read more...]

NRF: Shoppers’ Easter Spending to be Flat With Last Year?

Easter Basket

Washington—American shoppers looking to buy their Easter best this year may likely spend no more than they did last year. … [Read more...]

NRF: St. Patrick’s Day to Bring Green to Retailers This Year?

St. Patrick's Day

Washington–St. Patrick’s Day may not have the gift-giving attributes that Valentine’s Day and other holidays have, but the … [Read more...]

Cautious Consumers to Keep Cupid at Bay This Year?

Valentine's Day

Washington–Love may be in the air, but consumers are still hesitant to inhale deeply and open their wallets too much wider than … [Read more...]

Free Shipping, Other Perks Lure More Cyber Monday Shoppers

Cyber Monday

Washington–They’ve been lining up for Black Friday deals since midnight—actually even before in many cases this year—but holiday … [Read more...]

Has JCPenney’s New Strategy Lost It Millions of Shoppers?


Worthington, OH—JCPenney may have instituted its “fair and square” everyday low price strategy and discontinued its price off … [Read more...]

NRF: Holiday Shoppers Plan Conservatively, But Self-Gifting to Grow

Holiday Sales

Washington–American consumers, now veterans of stretching their dollars by bargain hunting, once are planning to play it … [Read more...]

NRF Report: No Spooking Spending This Halloween


Washington–A record 170 million people plan to celebrate Halloween this year, according to National Retail Federation (NRF)’s 2012 … [Read more...]