Thanksgiving


ShopperTrak: Holiday Sales Rose 2.7%, Ahead of Estimate

Holiday Sales

Chicago—Despite the shortened holiday season and extreme weather in many areas of the country in the weeks leading up to … [Read more...]

Following “Black Weekend” In-store Holiday Shopper Activity Falls

Holiday Shopping

Chicago—Even if sales weren't as mammoth as retailers hoped over “Black Weekend,” the annual holiday promotion did serve to bring … [Read more...]

Holiday Pressure: November Comp Sales Disappointing

Holiday Sales 2013

New York— Black Friday creep—expanding sales and promotions beyond the traditional one the Friday after Thanksgiving—may have had … [Read more...]

Express Lowers Full Year Forecast on Holiday Promotion Fears

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Columbus, OH—Express Inc. today reported a weaker-than-expected 11% rise in third quarter profit and forecast lower full year … [Read more...]

November Surprise: JCPenney Posts 10% Increase in Comp Sales

JCPenney's flagship on 33rd Street, Manhattan

Plano, TX—JCPenney has posted a 10% increase in comparable store sales in November, as the struggling department store retailer … [Read more...]

“Black Weekend” Totals: Retail Sales Up, Store Shopper Traffic Down

Black Friday

Chicago–It’s a weekend that retailers anticipate and dissect to figure out where trends may be taking their business. And Black … [Read more...]

Post Black Friday: Shopping Continues to Rise on Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday

Washington–Some 141 million Americans evidently shopping for deals over Thanksgiving/Black Friday weekend, but one of the biggest … [Read more...]

Footwear: A Surprise Black Friday Weekend Bestseller

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Port Washington, NY—Retailers will be busy adding up their Black Friday weekend sales, but there already are some surprises in … [Read more...]

Traffic, Sales Up on Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday

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Chicago—Black Friday Creep evidently worked. As most major retailers added early opening hours on Thanksgiving Day, the lure of … [Read more...]

Extended Black Friday Hours Draw More Families

Ready, Set, Shop!

Port Washington, NY—The extended hours that most major retailers initiated this year for Black Friday—that is opening on … [Read more...]

Week in Review: 10 Must-Read Articles

Tiffany & Co.

New York—It’s the day that retailers and bargain hunters have been waiting for: Black Friday. Early reports indicate that traffic … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving: Fading to Black (Friday)?

Campaign to put the "thanks" back in Thanksgiving

New York—While most Americans are lining up recipes for Thanksgiving dinner, most of the nation’s leading retailers are preparing … [Read more...]