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

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Chicago–It’s a weekend that retailers anticipate and dissect to figure out where trends may be taking their business. And Black Weekend this year offered some mixed results. After releasing Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday results on Monday, ShopperTrak, a leading provider of shopper analytics, reported today full Black Weekend (Nov. …

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Research Analyst: Holiday Retail “Could Be the Most Challenging” Ever

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Charleston, SC—While most recent holiday sales estimates predicted a tougher holiday retail season that previously expected, the latest from America’s Research Group (ARG) found that wary, budget-conscious consumers are struggling this year even more than believed and will be scrutinizing sales more than ever. According to ARG surveys: ●33% of …

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“Hunger Games” Sequel Inspires Fashion Collection at Net-a-Porter

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New York/Santa Monica, CA—One of this fall’s most highly anticipated movie sequels, “The Hunger Fames: Catching Fire” will have its own luxury apparel and accessories collection on sale exclusively at Net-a-Porter. The film, the second installment of Lionsgate’s blockbuster “The Hunger Games” franchise, is scheduled to open Nov. 22, but …