International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)


Consumers to Use Gift Cards at Brick and Mortar Stores

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More than three quarters of people who received gift cards during the 2015 holiday season plan to redeem them at brick-and-mortars … [Read more...]

ICSC: Despite Digital Advances, 91% of Holiday Consumers Shopped In-Store

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New York—Yes there is dramatic growth in Internet retail but it still accounts for well less than 10% of total sales. In fact, … [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...]

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...]

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...]

Teen Vogue and ICSC Study: How Millennials Shop

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So just how will that elusive Millennial/Gen Z consumer navigate the malls, the web and social media as they plan this year's back … [Read more...]

Trade Associations: Congress Must Resolve Online Sales Tax Disparity

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Washington--The National Retail Federation issued the following statement today from Senior Vice President for Government … [Read more...]

November Retail Sales Comps Beat Estimate

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New York—November comparable store may actually have not only beat economists’ estimates, but also surprised some retailers.In … [Read more...]

Back to School Lifts August Comp Sales

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New York—Retailers earned a shiny red apple in August as back to school spending helped lift sales. According to Ken Perkins, … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Must-Know News

New York—Online shopping may be convenient, enabling consumers to shop 24/7 without worrying about finding a parking place.But … [Read more...]

Study: In-Store the Preferred Method for Back-to-School Shopping

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New York—The Back-to-School (BTS) shopping season in the United States is already in full swing, with over one-third (37%) of … [Read more...]

Retail Comp Sales in June Once Again Beat Forecasts

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New York—Retailers sailed past estimates for their June comparable store sales results as better weather and lower unemployment … [Read more...]