September 28, 2015

Verizon Enterprise Solutions has identified some trends for retail IT going into the holiday season. 

September 23, 2015

Holiday sales will increase between 3.5% and 4%, slower than last year’s 5.2% growth, as favorable economic tailwinds are offset by lingering negatives, according to an annual forecast by Deloitte’s Retail and Distribution Practice.

September 21, 2015

Pervasive online price comparisons, the growing popularity of and intense omnichannel activity can be expected this holiday season, according to new consumer research by Market Track.

September 18, 2015
To ensure a rewarding season for retailers, the experts at ShopperTrak recommend paying close attention to the three critical trends.
September 17, 2015

Sixty percent of holiday shoppers say they have increased their online spending in the past to qualify for free shipping, according to the 2015 Holiday Shopping Survey from Pitney Bowes. 

September 15, 2015

It might still technically be summer, but a new survey from Rubicon Project is showing that the holidays are already on consumers’ minds in the U.S., U.K. and Canada.

September 9, 2015

Christmas keeps getting earlier with each passing year, but the main challenge for online merchants stays the same.

September 4, 2015

The back-to-school season traditionally gives retailers a much-needed boost, bringing traffic into stores in August. How did things turn out this year?

September 4, 2015

As many of us grasp at the last moments of summer, those in the retail industry have one eye on the end of the year -- the time between November and December.

September 2, 2015

Shoppers keep getting smarter about using their mobile devices.

September 1, 2015

Retailers will reveal their 2015 holiday strategies in the weeks ahead and as they do so the National Retail Federation is offering a powerful new resource filled with industry best practices to benchmark against for this year and beyond.

August 24, 2015

It’s almost September, which can only mean one thing: The annual blizzard of holiday sales forecasts is about to begin, and this year eMarketer is one of the first out of the gate.

August 24, 2015

For retailers, holiday planning means organizing and optimizing the entire enterprise to adequately handle a sustained period of increased consumer demand.

August 17, 2015

Holiday shopping often starts earlier than commonly thought and also frequently being online.

May 19, 2015

Summertime is almost here, and consumers are planning to give the easy and convenient present of a gift card.

March 30, 2015

Mobile traffic during the 2014 holiday season peaked on Thanksgiving (50% of online traffic) and hit a low point on Cyber Monday (30% of online traffic).

February 6, 2015

Post-holiday returns serve as a way to ensure the stress of the holiday season lasts into the New Year.

February 4, 2015

Shopper traffic in January dropped 7% year-over-year as harsh winter storms amplified the shift of shopping to online and mobile, according to Euclid’s monthly retail benchmarks report which analyzes shopper activity and behavior during the month of January.

February 4, 2015

Kohl’s Corp. raised its earnings guidance for the recently completed business year, citing strong sales growth in the holiday season.

January 27, 2015

A survey conducted in eight world markets during the latter half of January 2015 revealed insights on online purchasing habits of consumers in winter.

January 27, 2015

E-commerce revenue continued its strong growth trend of recent year in 2014.

January 26, 2015

Consumers mostly spent within their means during the 2014 holiday season.

January 20, 2015

The Michaels Companies Inc. had plenty to smile about during the 2014 holiday season.

January 15, 2015

Best Buy Co. Inc. had a happy holiday season, but the New Year is not looking so bright.