Week in Review: 10 Items to Read

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

New York—As we enter the final stretch of the holiday season, retailers may be keeping track of how many shoppers enter their … [Read more...]

Report: Holiday Retail Winners? Walmart, Amazon Take Lead

Charleston, SC / Winston-Salem, NC—Bigger is, well, bigger. According to the the Christmas & Holiday Shopping Forecast … [Read more...]

Last Minute Shoppers Hold Out For 70%-Off Deals


Charleston, SC/Winston-Salem, NC—Just before Black Friday, retail analysts had been predicting that holiday shoppers—many on tight … [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...]

Walmart Names McMillon Next CEO

Doug McMillon becomes chief executive of Walmart in February

Bentonville, AR—What’s arguably the most powerful position in retail will be held by another member of Walmart’s top executive … [Read more...]

Black Friday Advancer: 20% More Plan to Shop (and Save)


Charleston, SC—Whether it’s the allure of doorbusters and the fact that most major retailers are starting their Black Friday sales … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Must-Know Online News

Burberry's Chicago Exclusives Collection

New York—Black Friday is only two weeks away, one of the most crucial and biggest sales day of the year for retailers. (Though … [Read more...]

Walmart Posts U.S. Comp Sales Decline, Lowers Forecast

Walmart checkout

Bentonville, AR—Walmart booked mixed third-quarter results, with a drop in comparable U.S. sales, increased group profits and an … [Read more...]

Macy’s to Open on “Grey Thursday” (Thanksgiving Day)

Macy's Thanksgiving Day schedule: Parade, 9 a.m. to noon; stores open 8 p.m.

New York—Americans this year may have to eat their Thanksgiving dinners a bit faster (or leave off the dessert) as it looks as if … [Read more...]

Holiday Hires Slightly Less Than 2012?


Chicago—The nation’s retailers are expected to hire about 700,000 temporary employees between Oct. 1 to Dec. 31 to help with the … [Read more...]

The 2013 List of Most Admired Online Retailers, Consumers’ Favorites


Washington–These days there seem to be more e-commerce sites than there are stars in the heavens. But which online retailers are … [Read more...]

Survey: Has Target Canada Disappointed Shoppers?

Target Canada

Toronto—Expanding internationally is always challenging, but Target may be running into some unanticipated difficulties with its … [Read more...]