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Survey: Retailers Can Expect Fewer Black Friday Shoppers

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Philadelphia—The Black Friday hype seems to be at a hyper pitch this year, heightened by retailers such as Walmart and Target … [Read more...]

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If you’ve ever fumbled your phone into a street puddle or dropped it on the train tracks while exiting the subway (hey, it … [Read more...]

America to Stores: Don’t Decorate for Christmas until After Thanksgiving!

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Mountain View, CA—While today may be the day most consumers start taking down their Halloween decorations, most retailers have … [Read more...]

Mobile Shopping App Finds Trendy Accessories at Nearby Retailers

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New York—Earlier this week Deloitte released an in-depth study of how mobile phones influence consumers’ shopping and buying … [Read more...]

Study: Smartphones to Influence $689 Billion in Retail Store Sales by 2016

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New York—Retailers have a good reason to pay attention to consumers’ “showrooming” or shopping in-store to view products and then … [Read more...]

Increased Father’s Day Spending May Help Retailers’ June Totals

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Washington–Retailers typically look forward to Mother’s Day which usually provides a nice bump up in sales for May. And while … [Read more...]

Pinterest: Shoppers Favorite for Following Retailers?

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Washington—Pinterest, the social media upstart that allows users to pin images and share them, has become the most favorite site … [Read more...]

Study: Retailers Leveraging Tablet Computers to Elevate Boost Sales

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Washington–Consumers are doing more than reading and playing “Word with Friends” on their tablet computers.By the end of this … [Read more...]

NRF: Spring Apparel, Accessories to Help Send Easter Sales Past $16 Billion

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Washington–Even with the specter of $4 (and up) a gallon gasoline prices looming, American shoppers apparently aren’t going to … [Read more...]

NPD: What Holiday Sales Signal For 2012 Retail

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Port Washington, NY—The holiday season may come but once a year, but consumers’ shopping habits during November and December can … [Read more...]

Study: Nearly 20% of Smartphone Shoppers Use QR Codes to Buy

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Boston—While they may not know what QR codes are actually called, half of smartphone users have scanned QR codes with 18% making a … [Read more...]

As Mobile Shopping Goes Mainstream, Accessories to Benefit?

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Reston, VA—Shopping at your fingertips, via mobile devices, is expanding beyond early adopters and into the mainstream. So says … [Read more...]