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Week in Review: 10 Must-Reads

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New York—Still nursing that post-Halloween sugar buzz? Take a moment to read the week’s headlines to see what the accessories … [Read more...]

Get Ready: ShopperTrak Predicts 10 Busiest Days This Holiday

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Chicago—For all the early holiday shopping preparations, retailers can expect to see more shoppers making last minute purchases … [Read more...]

Report: Retail Store Traffic Decreases More Than 7% During Government Shutdown

The first U.S. government shutdown in 17 years lasted only 16 days but its impact continues, economists say.

Chicago—Think the 16-day U.S. government shutdown and battle over the debt ceiling stalemate is just some political ploy that has … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Key Trends of Note

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New York—Last week we were all about New York Fashion Week. This week is all about London Fashion Week and now Milan Fashion Week. … [Read more...]

ShopperTrak: Holiday Sales to Rise Less Than 2012

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Chicago—In one of the first sales forecasts for the 2013 holiday season, ShopperTrak today predicted that retail sales in November … [Read more...]

ShopperTrak: Late Season Shoppers Help Holiday ’12 Rally

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Chicago—Procrastinating shoppers—many of whom waited until the weekend before Christmas to finish their shopping—helped push total … [Read more...]

ShopperTrak: Last-Minute Shoppers a Gift to Retailers

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Chicago--While retailers experienced a healthy bump up in their sales ending Super Saturday, Dec. 22, total retail sales fell 2.5% … [Read more...]

Preliminary Reports: Holiday Sales Worst Since 2008?

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Purchase, NY--Retailers will be hoping that their post Christmas sales help boost what some retail analysts say has been a … [Read more...]

Holiday Retail Busiest Days Ahead?

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New York—Although some retail analysts have lowered their expectations for sales this season, indications are that the next couple … [Read more...]

Report: Holiday Retail Sales Up, But Lagging Last Year’s Results

In an effort to capture last minute shoppers, Macy's now-misnamed “One Day Sale” will last from 7 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 21, until 7 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 23. At that point, the sale will end, but Macy’s will remain open for the remainder of the day.

Chicago—First the good news: Super Saturday, Dec. 22, is expected to be one of the biggest shopping days of the year for retailers … [Read more...]

Kohl’s To Hire 10% More Seasonal Employees This Year

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Menomonee Falls, WI—Kohl’s provided some optimism for the upcoming holiday shopping season with its announcement today that it … [Read more...]

July Retail Comp Sales Give Surprising Results

Do July comparable store sales indicate good things for the back to school season?

New York—Credit the stifling temperatures in many parts of the nation that sent consumers indoors seeking refuge in the cool of … [Read more...]

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