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...]

Religious Symbols on Jewelry High on Holiday Wish Lists

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Tel Aviv—Religious gifts--especially symbols on jewelry are leading holiday sales--this year. Having tracked pre-holiday sales, … [Read more...]

Study: Thanks to Economic Turmoil, Holiday Shoppers Expect More Discounts


Los Angeles—Economist have been saying consumers have been cutting back on non-discretionary spending, a fact reiterated by … [Read more...]

Report: Holiday Retail Sales Up, But Lagging Last Year’s Results

In an effort to capture last minute shoppers, Macy's now-misnamed “One Day Sale” will last from 7 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 21, until 7 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 23. At that point, the sale will end, but Macy’s will remain open for the remainder of the day.

Chicago—First the good news: Super Saturday, Dec. 22, is expected to be one of the biggest shopping days of the year for retailers … [Read more...]