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.

January 15, 2015

Consumers enjoyed a very discounted holiday season. According to a new survey from Alliance Data Retail Services, there was a 12% increase in the number of consumers saving on holiday purchases using rewards, discount offers and coupons.

January 14, 2015

Total holiday sales, which include November and December sales, increased 4% to $616.1 billion, the largest percentage increase since 2011, according to the National Retail Federation.

January 13, 2015

While there were some reported ups and downs over the course of last year’s holiday shopping season, the early takeaway is that the season was, in the end, positive.

January 9, 2015

Gap Inc. should be happy to greet this year’s holiday season, based on its performance in the just-concluded 2014 holiday season.

January 8, 2015

Aeropostale did not deliver strong holiday sales in 2014.

January 8, 2015

In-store sales mostly showed small improvements in December 2014 compared to the prior year.

January 8, 2015

Teen retailers had a “less dreadful” holiday selling season than was anticipated.

January 8, 2015

Despite some surprising showings over the holiday 2014 shopping season, a report by RetailNext said that overall traffic at brick-and-mortar stores dipped 7.1% for the Nov. 30-Jan. 3 shopping period.