Black Friday


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Mahwah, NJ—Ascena Retail Group reported Tuesday adjusted earnings that beat analysts’ forecast, sending the specialty retail … [Read more...]

Recap: Black Friday Weekend Sales Decline, But Rise on Cyber Monday

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Chicago and New York—Total tallies are trickling in and so far they tend to substantiate what many retail analysts have predicted: … [Read more...]

Reports from the Shopping Cart: Retailers Speak Up about Black Weekend

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Washington and New York—Mixed reports about Black Weekend shopping came in this morning as retailers, analysts and trade … [Read more...]

Shoprunner: 85% of Members Plan to Shop on Cyber Monday Instead of Today

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San Mateo, CA—While it may be busy at retail and online today with Black Friday specials, ShopRunner, the members-only online … [Read more...]

The Thanksgiving Dilemma: Is Opening Really Worthwhile for Retailers?

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New York—In between the questions on Facebook about what door busters go on sales when, some customers took to ranting on Target, … [Read more...]

50% of Americans Plan to Visit a Mall on Black Friday

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New York--The 2015 International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Black Friday Shopping Study shows more than 7 in 10 Americans … [Read more...]

Expert: Why Some Retailers Will Opt Out of Black Friday

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Stevens, PA--REI, a co-op retailer whose members pay a fee to belong, got unimaginable publicity with its announcement that its … [Read more...]

Black Friday to Rank No. 1 in Highest Anticipated Holiday Sales

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Chicago–In its annual ranking, ShopperTrak, the global provider of consumer behavior insights and location-based analytics, today … [Read more...]

ICSC: Apparel, Accessories Sales to Rise 3.3% This Holiday Season

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New York–The latest forecast for Holiday 2015 sales is another optimistic one, this time from the International Council of … [Read more...]

Study: Shoppers Getting a Jump on Holiday Shopping

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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

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