Study: Shoppers Getting a Jump on Holiday Shopping


Chicago--Every year the holiday shopping season seems to start earlier than the year before. New data from a survey conducted by … [Read more...]

November Sales Up Despite Thanksgiving Weekend Decline

Holiday Shopping

Chicago—Early promotions in November proved beneficial as preliminary sales numbers show an encouraging gain for the holiday … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Week Retail Analysis: Merchants’ Strong Performance throughout Weekend Outperforms Industry


Petaluma, CA –An enormous increase in mobile shoppers, conversation rates that held steady and cumulative AOV actually increased … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Payers Spoiler to Top Sales Day of the Year

Super Saturday

Chicago–Black Friday may have the reputation of being the biggest sale day of the year, but that may soon change. Watch out for … [Read more...]

Black Friday Sales Drop as Shopping Trend Shift: NRF


Washington—Early holiday promotions even before Thanksgiving, the continued growth of online shopping, and an improving economy … [Read more...]

Costco Confirms: Closed on Thanksgiving Day


Seattle—Holiday creep may be turning Thanksgiving Day into an extension of Black Friday as retailers from Macy’s to Target and … [Read more...]

NPD: More Holiday Shoppers Waiting for Thanksgiving Weekend Deals

Black Friday scramble for deals

Port Washington, NY–It may be more than a month off, but Black Friday, Cyber Monday, even “Grey Thursday” or Thanksgiving, top … [Read more...]

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


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...]