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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

BAG BORROW OR STEAL MOBILE

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

Copy of From left Victoria Beckham, Jeremy Laing, Brandon Sun

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...]

Item of the Day: Handbag Butler

Mighty Purse

Item of the Day: Handbag Butler If you’re like us, you really do get a charge out of getting a new handbag.What about getting … [Read more...]

Half of Women Shoppers OK with Retail Tracking—for a Price

Retail Tracking

Boston—Although with the digital ads comes concerns about hacking to invasions by privacy by companies looking to track consumer … [Read more...]

Study: 87% of Online Retailers Have Beefed Up Mobile Capabilities

Smartphone Shopping

Huntington Beach, CA—Online shoppers can expect even more emails from online retailers, all aiming to keep up with the growing … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Must Reads from the Web

H&M

New York—Legal issues have their ups and downs—no where was that fact highlighted more than in the past week. For fashion brands … [Read more...]