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‘Tis the Season to be Mobile: US Holiday Online Shopping Behavior Insights

Dec. 24, or "Mobile Eve," should see an upswing in mobile commerce as last minute shoppers search for gifts.

New York—A shorter Christmas shopping season, only 20 days, makes the race to pursue consumers critical in the final … [Read more...]

Report: Retailers Who Get Mobile, Social Right Are Winning

Mobile Commerce

Petaluma, CA—In the latest figures for third quarter, an e-commerce report finds that cultural shifts in shopping habits are … [Read more...]

Latest Holiday Shopping Phenomenon: “Mobile Eve”

Dec. 24, or "Mobile Eve," should see an upswing in mobile commerce as last minute shoppers search for gifts.

New York—Thanks to the rise of mobile commerce, another landmark date is being added to retail holiday calendars: Mobile … [Read more...]

Survey: Retailers Should Prepare Now for Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday

Mountain View, CA—Cyber Monday (Dec. 2) is well on its way to being a major shopping day to rival—at in some instances—exceed … [Read more...]

Retailers’ Holiday Hit: Free-Shipping Offers

Free Shipping

Washington–From Neiman Marcus to Walmart, free-shipping offers will not be hard to find this holiday season. According to … [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...]

Report: M-Commerce Expanding 4X as Fast as E-Commerce

M-Commerce

Chicago—The proliferation of smartphones and tablets is spurring mobile commerce to grow at four times the rate of e-commerce … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: BirkSun

BirkSun

Item of the Day: BirkSun Backpacks are indeed back, but we found one that functions double duty. Not only does the Atlas … [Read more...]

Report: Consumers Turning to Smartphones, Tablets for Specific Retail Activities

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Chicago–All you have to do is walk down any street USA to notice passers by looking down at their cell phones while making their … [Read more...]

Holiday Sales to Rise at Least 4%, Deloitte Says

Holiday shopping on mobile devices

New York—A second, bit-more-optimistic forecast for holiday sales was released Monday by Deloitte. Citing the slowly improving … [Read more...]

Economy Improving? “Hemline Index” Confirms It

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Bloomfield Hills, MI—Leading economic indicators, such as the S&P 500 and the Consumer Price Index, are widely viewed as … [Read more...]

Shoppers Change Their Strategies This Back to School Season

Back to School graphic

Los Angeles—Back to School may be an even more integral part of 2013 retail sales than ever before, especially as retailers look … [Read more...]