ShopperTrak: Holiday Sales to Rise Less Than 2012

Christmas Shopping

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


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

Holiday Shopping

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?

Holiday Shopping

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?

Countdown to Christmas...

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


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...]

August Back to School Sales Expected to Rise 4%

Back to School graphic

Chicago—While the U.S. Commerce Department’s report today indicates the overall U.S. economy may be slowing, back to school … [Read more...]

ShopperTrak Holiday Recap: More Sales by Fewer Shoppers


Chicago—Traffic at bricks and mortar locations may have fallen during the holiday 2011 season, but shoppers in those stores spent … [Read more...]

Day After Christmas Sales Rose Nearly 26%

Shoppers flocked to stores on Monday to use their gift cards--or return and exchanges gifts, too.

Chicago  and Port Washington, NY–This year, the day after Christmas was called “Mega Monday.”And according to ShopperTrak, a … [Read more...]

Last Minute Shoppers Hit the Aisles

Holiday Shoppers

New York—Retail analysts sometimes refer to today as “Father’s Day” or the day that many men begin their holiday shopping.“I … [Read more...]