ShopperTrak


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...]

ShopperTrak: Last Minute Shopping Surge to Help December Sales

Last Minute Holiday Shopping

Chicago—The last minute crunch is on! According to ShopperTrak’s latest report released Wednesday,  holiday shoppers last week … [Read more...]

Forecast: Brick and Mortar Shopping to Crest This Week

“Consumers are seeking the deal all season, and the deals are just now starting to shape up..." Marshal Cohen of NPD Group said.

New York—As holiday sales come down to the wire this Saturday, expect to see more shoppers at brick and mortar retail, several new … [Read more...]

Black Friday Sales Surge, But Will Spending Continue?

Shoppers began lining up outside Macy's Herald Square about 6 p.m. Thursday for a midnight Black Friday opening. (Photo: Stan Honda/AFP)

New York—First the good news: the hype around Black Friday apparently has paid off with shoppers out in record numbers—some … [Read more...]

Holiday Forecast: Sales to Rise, But Less than 2010

Christmas Shoppers

Chicago—Two retail studies released this week predict 2011 holiday sales will rise only 3%, compared with 2010’s 4.1% gain—not … [Read more...]

July Retail Sales Surprise, Stronger Than Expected

Shopping

New York—Although July retail sales were down from a year ago, many retailers defied doom and gloom expectations to post … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Retail Sales Increase 5.8%

Mother's Day

Chicago--They did it for Mom. National retail sales were boosted the week before Mother’s Day as shoppers “cautiously” returned … [Read more...]

Shoppertrak: Q1 Sales to Rise 2.2%

The post-Christmas blizzard that hit the Northeast may have cost retailers $1 billion in sales.

Chicago—Winter’s woes—such as the post Christmas blizzard that struck the Northeast—actually may help retail sales in January, in … [Read more...]

Strong November Blizzard Tarnish December Retail Sales

Blizzard Tarnish December Retail Sales

New York--Despite the fact retail sales for November and December posted the strongest performance since 2006, December sales … [Read more...]

Blizzard Could Cost Retailers $1 Billion in Sales

Blizzard could cost retailers $1 billion in sales

Chicago--The blizzard that crippled the Northeast on the days immediately following Christmas may have strongly affected retail … [Read more...]

Report: Super Saturday Sales Up 5%

Super Saturday Sales up 5%

Chicago–This year the Saturday before Christmas, traditionally one of the busiest days in retail, was truly super. According to … [Read more...]