Black Friday

Study: Shoppers Getting a Jump on Holiday Shopping


Chicago--Every year the holiday shopping season seems to start earlier than the year before. New data from a survey conducted by … [Read more...]

NPD’s Cohen: “Holiday 2014 Better than Reported”

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Port Washington, NY—Holiday 2014 was better than reported. Black Friday and holiday sales are not the same as we remember from … [Read more...]

ShopperTrak on Holiday Sales Growth: A Tale of Two Months


Chicago—Before the hustle and bustle of the holiday season was underway, ShopperTrak analysts predicted a 3.8% sales gain for … [Read more...]

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


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


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


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...]