December 11, 2013

Consumers spent a majority of last week recovering from “Black Weekend” holiday shopping.

October 29, 2013

Four of the 10 busiest holiday shopping days will occur between Dec. 20 and Dec. 24, and retailers should prepare accordingly, according to ShopperTrak, a leading provider of shopper analytics.

October 22, 2013

Two flukes in the calendar this year will challenge retailers when it comes to holiday revenues. Here is some advice from Bill Martin, founder of ShopperTrak, on how to maximize opportunities during the shorter selling season.

July 9, 2013

Parents will shop and spend more during the back-to-school season this year than they did last year, according to ShopperTrak.

December 27, 2012

A report issued by ShopperTrak found that last-minute shopping activity drove large increases in both retail sales and foot traffic last week.

December 19, 2012

A report released by ShopperTrak revealed a downwardly revised holiday forecast indicating a 2.5% year-over-year sales increase.

November 27, 2012

ShopperTrak reported Tuesday that it estimates retail foot traffic over the Black Weekend shopping period rose 8.2% year-over-year.

November 5, 2012

By Bill Martin, ShopperTrak Founder

September 12, 2012

Consumers will shop more and visit more stores during the peak holiday shopping months of November and December, according to ShopperTrak, the world's largest counter and analyzer of retail foot traffic.

January 16, 2012

ShopperTrak reported that national retail sales, when compared with the same period last year, rose 3.5% during November and December, while foot traffic decreased 3.1%.

December 14, 2011

A report released by ShopperTrak revealed that December holiday sales remain flat year-over-year but are showing signs of growth in the days and weeks ahead.

December 8, 2011

A report release Wednesday by ShopperTrak said that sales increased just 0.2% year-over-year for the week ending in Dec. 3, representing a 22.5% decline from the prior week, which held the largest Black Friday in history — both in terms of sales and traffic.

November 21, 2011

Up to 60% more shoppers will enter stores on Dec. 26 than on the same day last year, according to ShopperTrak, the world's largest provider of retail and mall foot traffic counting services.

November 1, 2011

A report released by retail foot traffic counter ShopperTrak identified the 10 holiday shopping days that will make or break the period for retailers.

September 21, 2011

Retail sales will rise 3% percent during November and December compared to the year-ago period, but foot traffic will decrease 2.2%, according to ShopperTrak.

January 5, 2011

Year-over-year retail sales increased 6.5% for the week ending Jan. 1, according to ShopperTrak’s National Retail Sales Estimate, while the company’s Retail Traffic Index (SRTI) reported foot traffic rose 4.1% for the same period.

December 29, 2010

Total GAFO retail sales for Christmas week (week ending Dec. 25) slipped 4.1% compared with last year, while the company’s retail traffic index (SRTI) reported a 6.8% total U.S. foot traffic decline for the same period, according to ShopperTrak’s National Retail Sales Estimate (NRSE).

December 21, 2010

Boosted by a very weak comparison period, ShopperTrak’s National Retail Sales Estimate (NRSE) reported that total GAFO retail sales for the last Saturday before Christmas (12/18), or Super Saturday, increased a sharp 15.1% compared with last year, while the company’s retail traffic index (SRTI) reported a similar 10.1% total U.S. foot traffic uptick for the same period.

December 30, 2008

In a spot of good news for the nation’s beleaguered retailers, retail sales rose a...

November 17, 2008

ShopperTrak RCT Corp.'s National Retail Sales Estimate (NRSE) reported Tuesday that retail sales continued to...

August 11, 2008

ShopperTrak RCT Corp.’s National Retail Sales Estimate reported Wednesday that July retail sales rose a...

June 16, 2008

ShopperTrak RCT Corp.'s National Retail Sales Estimate Tuesday reported that retail sales for the week...

April 30, 2008

In a sluggish economy, retailers can’t just rely on tried-and-true strategies, such as opening...

April 28, 2008

ShopperTrak RCT Corp.'s National Retail Sales Estimate reported that retail sales for the week ending...