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Thanksgiving Week Retail Analysis: Merchants’ Strong Performance throughout Weekend Outperforms Industry

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Petaluma, CA –An enormous increase in mobile shoppers, conversation rates that held steady and cumulative AOV actually increased … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Payers Spoiler to Top Sales Day of the Year

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Chicago–Black Friday may have the reputation of being the biggest sale day of the year, but that may soon change. Watch out for … [Read more...]

Black Friday Sales Drop as Shopping Trend Shift: NRF

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Washington—Early holiday promotions even before Thanksgiving, the continued growth of online shopping, and an improving economy … [Read more...]

New York & Co. Q3 Sales to Falter, New COO Named

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New York—New York & Co. today gave a preliminary outlook for its third quarter sales and updated its forecast. On a … [Read more...]

Week in Review: News Stories That Could Spook You

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New York—Today may be Halloween (happy, happy) but for the nation’s retailers this frolicking holiday means only one thing: the … [Read more...]

Costco Confirms: Closed on Thanksgiving Day

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Seattle—Holiday creep may be turning Thanksgiving Day into an extension of Black Friday as retailers from Macy’s to Target and … [Read more...]

NPD: More Holiday Shoppers Waiting for Thanksgiving Weekend Deals

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Port Washington, NY–It may be more than a month off, but Black Friday, Cyber Monday, even “Grey Thursday” or Thanksgiving, top … [Read more...]

Predictions for Top Social Media Trends at Retail

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Seattle—For 2013, retailers largely surpassed their sales goals despite a relatively short shopping season, poor weather … [Read more...]

ShopperTrak: Holiday Sales Rose 2.7%, Ahead of Estimate

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Chicago—Despite the shortened holiday season and extreme weather in many areas of the country in the weeks leading up to … [Read more...]

Latest Holiday Shopping Phenomenon: “Mobile Eve”

Dec. 24, or "Mobile Eve," should see an upswing in mobile commerce as last minute shoppers search for gifts.

New York—Thanks to the rise of mobile commerce, another landmark date is being added to retail holiday calendars: Mobile … [Read more...]

Following “Black Weekend” In-store Holiday Shopper Activity Falls

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Chicago—Even if sales weren't as mammoth as retailers hoped over “Black Weekend,” the annual holiday promotion did serve to bring … [Read more...]

Holiday Pressure: November Comp Sales Disappointing

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New York— Black Friday creep—expanding sales and promotions beyond the traditional one the Friday after Thanksgiving—may have had … [Read more...]