Prosper Consumer Insights


NRF: Holiday Bargain Hunters Hold Out for Deals

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Washington--Procrastinators and bargain hunters alike are taking their time getting started with their holiday shopping bonanza, … [Read more...]

Week in Review: News Stories That Could Spook You

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New York—Today may be Halloween (happy, happy) but for the nation’s retailers this frolicking holiday means only one thing: the … [Read more...]

Holiday: Retailers Preparing for Online Surge, Re-Focused Shipping Dates

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Washington—Hoping to avoid a debacle like last year, when last minute online shoppers paid for next day deliveries that didn’t … [Read more...]

Survey: Gift Givers Plan to Splurge on Friends, Family for Holiday

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Washington—American consumers are likely to throw their cautiousness to the wind this holiday season, upping the amount they plan … [Read more...]

NRF: Record Number of Americans to Buy Halloween Costumes

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Washington–More costumes than ever will be flying off the shelves as Americans gear up to celebrate the spookiest holiday of the … [Read more...]

NRF Survey: Coupon Usage Grows Among Back-to-School, College Shoppers

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Washington–Recognizing that a number of the best deals of the summer are still to come, some families have only scratched the … [Read more...]

NRF: Families to Increase Spending on Back to School This Year

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Washington—Driven by increased demand for electronic items and parents’ need to restock their children’s wardrobes and school … [Read more...]

July 4th: Grilling Up Good Times

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Washington—According to NRF’s 2014 Independence Day Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, more than 153 million … [Read more...]

Though Cautious, Families Plan to Shower Mom with Mother’s Day Gifts

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Washington—Americans appear to want to splurge again on mom for Mother’s Day, May 11, but as has been the case with other holidays … [Read more...]

Easter to Shake Off Winter Blues at Retail?

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Washington—The return of warmer weather, Spring breaks and especially Easter should help bolster retail sales this month…and it’s … [Read more...]

Retail Employment Edges Up in March

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Washington—Although the U.S. Department of Labor reported today that March “nonfarm payroll employment” rose by 192,000 missing … [Read more...]

NRF: Millennials’ Lucky Day? St. Patrick’s Day

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Washington—Some might not feel so lucky that St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Monday, March 17, this year, but 55% of Americans won’t … [Read more...]