Holiday


MarketLive Index Results Show 125% Increase in Retailer Revenues Coming from Smartphones

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Petaluma, CA—Would we really be that smart without our smartphones? As mobile devices become even more inextricably linked to our … [Read more...]

NRF Holiday Results: Sales Increased 4%

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New York–Confident consumers stocked up on holiday gifts and other merchandise over the 2014 holiday season, helping boost overall … [Read more...]

Stage Stores Posts 6.5% Rise in Holiday Comp Sales

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Houston--Stage Stores reported comparable sales up 6.5% for the holiday months of November and December.“We are very pleased … [Read more...]

Retailers Added 2,000 Jobs in December, Bringing Total to 176,000 in 2014

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Washington--Retail industry employment increased by 2,000 jobs in December as healthy hiring gains in general merchandise and … [Read more...]

Lower Gas Prices Result in Higher December Comp Sales, Experts Say

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New York—Lower gas prices, improved consumer confidence and plenty of promotions helped U.S. retailers see stronger sales in … [Read more...]

Holiday Windows 2014: Barneys Gets Baz Dazzled

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New York--Prepare to be (Baz)Dazzled! Baz Luhrmann, the spectacle-loving director/producer/writer from Down Under, transforms … [Read more...]

Dearfoams Touts Pinterest-Based Holiday Sweepstakes

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Pickerington, OH--Dearfoams today announced the launch of its Comfort & Joy Pin-to-Win Sweepstakes, a celebration of all … [Read more...]

Ann Inc. Q3 Profit Down 19%, Sales Miss

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New York—Ann Inc. reported Friday that its third quarter earnings slid 19% yet still managed to beat estimates. The women’s … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Boodles X John Smedley

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With Thanksgiving and Black Friday just a week away, there’s only some 20 days till Christmas. Expect to be bombarded with … [Read more...]

Bon-Ton Stores Q3 Loss Widens, Forecast Lowered

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York, PA—Bon-Ton Stores Inc. today reported a widened third quarter loss due to lower sales and higher expenses.Net loss for … [Read more...]

Top 10 List of Holiday 2014 Pop-Up Stores

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Chicago—The holidays bring pomp, pageantry and a preponderance of pop-up stores, those popular temporary places of business that … [Read more...]

Americans Spend 14 Hours Shopping, But 71% Will Probably Not Like the Gift They Pick

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Aliso Viejo, CA—Americans spend approximately 14 hours shopping for friends and loved ones over the holiday shopping season. Too … [Read more...]