Holiday


With Holiday Looming, Walmart Cuts its Full Year Sales Outlook

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Bentonville, AR—Walmart cut its full year revenue outlook on Wednesday as it announced a plan to beef up expansion plans for its … [Read more...]

Retail Imports to Set New Record in Final Surge Before Holidays

The port at Savannah, Ga., is one of dozens on the East Coast that would be affected should a strike occur on Dec. 29.

Washington—The final surge in import cargo ahead of the holiday season will likely happen this month, setting a new monthly record … [Read more...]

Report: Amazon to Open Retail Location in Midtown Manhattan

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New York—Thanks to the Internet, everyone seemed abuzz today after a report surfaced that Amazon.com is planning a … [Read more...]

Shopper Survey Finds Sharp Increase in Social Network Purchase Influence

Holiday shopping on mobile devices

Petaluma, CA –A new online shopper survey about holiday sales found an increase in consumers who plan to use their mobile devices … [Read more...]

Retail Holiday Hires to Hit Nearly 400,000

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Chicago—If the number of new retail jobs for holiday are any indication, then the nation’s retailers are in for a strong holiday … [Read more...]

Forecast: Retail Holiday Sales to Increase 4% to 4.5%

Holiday 2014 Sales Report

New York― Steadily improving economic fundamentals should moderately boost holiday sales in the stores and online this year, … [Read more...]

Top Digital, Social Media Trends Driving Holiday Sales for Online Retailers

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Seattle--Global analytics and insights firm Blueocean Market Intelligence released its predictions today for the top digital and … [Read more...]

West Coast Port Talks to Resume Wednesday

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Los Angeles—Negotiation talks over the West Coast longshore workers and their employers are expected to resume Wednesday after a … [Read more...]

Understanding Shopping and Buyer Behavior is the Top Challenge for Retailers

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Chicago—ShopperTrak, a leading global provider of consumer behavior insights and location-based analytics, held its tenth … [Read more...]

Retailers Urge Expedited Contract Negotiations at West Coast Ports

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Washington—In an effort to stave off any work stoppage as shipments arrive to West Coast ports for the crucial holiday selling … [Read more...]

Hudson’s Bay Co. Q4 Profit Down on Costs, Sales Up 73.6%

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Toronto—Hudson’s Bay Company today reported that its fourth quarter profit plunged 67% as expenses rose, but net sales also rose … [Read more...]

Write-Downs Hit Perry Ellis Intn’l Q4 Profit

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Miami—Perry Ellis International Inc. today reported it swung into a fourth quarter loss due to major write-downs related to its … [Read more...]