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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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“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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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 …