Pam Goodfellow


As Super Saturday Approaches, Nearly Half Still to Complete Holiday Shopping

Super Saturday

Washington–Super Saturday, Dec. 21, could be one of the most super for retailers. Already forecast as having the potential to out … [Read more...]

Post Black Friday: Shopping Continues to Rise on Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday

Washington–Some 141 million Americans evidently shopping for deals over Thanksgiving/Black Friday weekend, but one of the biggest … [Read more...]

NRF: Apparel, Accessories Top Holiday Shopping Lists

Jewelry image from Charming Charlie's holiday campaign

Washington–There may have been blaring headlines about the government budgets, potential defaults and gridlock, but consumers … [Read more...]

NRF Survey: Congressional Gridlock to Stymie Holiday Shoppers?

Debit Ceiling Crisis

Washington–It appears that the proposed bipartisan settlement the U.S. Congress is considering today to avoid default will be … [Read more...]

The 2013 List of Most Admired Online Retailers, Consumers’ Favorites

amazonth

Washington–These days there seem to be more e-commerce sites than there are stars in the heavens. But which online retailers are … [Read more...]

NRF: Early Promotions Resonate with Back-to-School Shoppers

Back to School Shopping

Washington–As many retailers report their second quarter earnings this week, they often give status updates on their third … [Read more...]

NRF: Back-to-School Sales Unlikely to Make the Grade Seen in 2012

Macy's Back-to-School promotions are already in full swing

Washington—Back-to-school sales benefitted last year from pent-up demand so much so that this year parents may not have to buy as … [Read more...]

NRF: Mother’s Day Spending to Rise 11% This Year

Mother’s-Day-2013

Washington–“A father may turn his back on his child, brothers and sisters may become inveterate enemies, husbands may desert their … [Read more...]

NRF: Shoppers’ Easter Spending to be Flat With Last Year?

Easter Basket

Washington—American shoppers looking to buy their Easter best this year may likely spend no more than they did last year. … [Read more...]

NRF: St. Patrick’s Day to Bring Green to Retailers This Year?

St. Patrick's Day

Washington–St. Patrick’s Day may not have the gift-giving attributes that Valentine’s Day and other holidays have, but the … [Read more...]

Cautious Consumers to Keep Cupid at Bay This Year?

Valentine's Day

Washington–Love may be in the air, but consumers are still hesitant to inhale deeply and open their wallets too much wider than … [Read more...]