11/18/2011 - 11:17am

Target Corp. will sell off Zellers’ prescription customer files to other companies and start its own business from scratch once it launches Target in Canada, according to reports in The Globe and Mail.

11/17/2011 - 5:52pm

Visitor analytics provider Experian FootFall said that Black Friday’s retail performance isn’t necessarily an indication of how the holiday season will fare.

11/17/2011 - 5:49pm

A report released by the International Council of Shopping Centers and Goldman Sachs said that 34% of consumers plan to shop on Black Friday, up from 31% in 2010 and 26% in 2009.

11/17/2011 - 5:47pm

PwC US, in its report Experience Radar 2011: Retail Insights, found that retailers that design differentiated ‘experiences’ around their products and services can drive growth, profitability and lasting consumer loyalty, while also maintaining a price premium over competitors.

11/17/2011 - 5:43pm

E-commerce sales in the U.S. for the November and December holiday shopping season will rise 16.8% to $46.7 billion in 2011, up from $39.9 billion last year and representing a pace five times faster than total retail industry growth, according to eMarketer.

11/17/2011 - 4:46pm

With a week to Black Friday, Lawrence, a Tensator Group Co., and a provider of queue management solutions, has issued its top five considerations for Black Friday crowd management.

11/17/2011 - 11:44am

A survey released Thursday by the National Retail Federation said that the number of people “definitely” shopping stores and websites on Black Friday as jumped to 33%, from 27% in 2010.

11/16/2011 - 5:51pm

Holiday sales growth will lag behind last year’s robust gains as consumers hold back in an uncertain economy.

11/16/2011 - 5:47pm

Excitement over unexpected in-store deals has diminished as discounted prices become an anticipated part of the consumer products shopping experience, according to the Deloitte/Harrison Group annual American Pantry Survey.