Easter


Late Easter a Boom to April Sales?

Easter

New York--As Sunday approaches, there’s may be more than the Easter bunny jumping for joy. Retailers are likely see a surge in … [Read more...]

Commerce Dept: March Retail Rises on Fuel, Food Costs

Commerce Dept: March Retail Rises on Fuel and Food Costs

Washington—Retail sales rose again in March, marking the tenth consecutive month of increases; however, most of the increase could … [Read more...]

NRF: Easter Sales Continue Climb to Pre-Recession Levels

Easter Basket

Washington–Although some retailers reported Thursday that their March sales dropped on account of a later Easter this year, … [Read more...]

March Sales Increase Modestly

Retail Sales

New York—While bad weather, rising gasoline prices and a later Easter lead retail analysts to forecast March retail sales would … [Read more...]

Shoppertrak: Q1 Sales to Rise 2.2%

The post-Christmas blizzard that hit the Northeast may have cost retailers $1 billion in sales.

Chicago—Winter’s woes—such as the post Christmas blizzard that struck the Northeast—actually may help retail sales in January, in … [Read more...]

NRF: April Retail Sales Show Continued Momentum

Shopping

Washington--Retail sales continued their upward climb in April, showing evidence of a much more confident consumer compared to … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Spending to Increase This Year

Mother's Day

Washington, DC--Having spent slightly more on Valentine’s Day, Easter and even St. Patrick’s Day this year, consumers are … [Read more...]

U.S. Commerce on March: Retail Sales Rise Third Month in a R0w

Retail Sales

Washington—The U.S. Commerce Department today gave another “green light” today on the road to economic recovery. Retail sales rose … [Read more...]

Early Easter Sales Boots March Store Comps

Shopping

New York--The early Easter holiday helped top U.S. retailers beat Wall Street's sales expectations as a pickup in consumer … [Read more...]