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Nearly One Out of Five Want to Shop on Christmas Day: Study

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Cincinnati—Why wait until December 26? Throw the doors open on Christmas for returns and sales appears to be the message to retailers, particularly from Millennials. When LoyaltyOne Consulting, a firm specializing in assessing, designing and implementing analytics-driven loyalty and customer experience strategies, asked 1,267 American consumers nationwide in November what …

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Selfless to Selfish Shopping: More Than Half of Consumers Plan to Shop for Themselves During After-Christmas Sales

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Austin, TX–If retailers think the worst of the holiday shopping season is over, think again. According to two recent surveys by digital offers destination RetailMeNot, the majority of consumers surveyed (81%) plan to shop end-of-year sales, and of these shoppers taking advantage of post-holiday savings, more than half (63%) plan …

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Study Reveals the 12 Best Return Policies for 2014 Holiday Shopping

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Angeles–The day after Christmas traditionally is International Exchange Day when consumers flock to the stores to return, exchange the gifts they just received. Considering the average American returned nearly four gifts last year, worth close to $270 billion in merchandise according to the National Retail Federation, leading personal finance website …

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Survey: More Than Half of Shoppers Typically Have Not Completed Their Holiday Shopping by Super Saturday

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Austin, TX—More than half (56%) of Christmas shoppers surveyed typically have gifts left to purchase that the time Saturday, Dec. 20, “Panic Saturday” rolls around. Also known as Super Saturday because it’s slated to be the biggest shopping day of the season this year. In the latest edition of RetailMeNot’s …

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ShopperTrak: Late Season Shoppers Help Holiday ’12 Rally

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Chicago—Procrastinating shoppers—many of whom waited until the weekend before Christmas to finish their shopping—helped push total November/December holiday sales up 2.5%. According to results released today by ShopperTrak, the largest service that tracks retail foot traffic, total sales reached $248.8 billion during the two-month period (U.S. Commerce Department results are …