December 2, 2014

Black Friday was a more social event than Cyber Monday, with 3.5 million tweets and 838 million impressions compared to 839,000 tweets and 309 million impressions.dan

November 17, 2014

Sam’s Club will launch its Black Friday sale online on Thursday, Nov. 27 just after midnight EST with free standard shipping on Black Friday items.

November 17, 2014

Sam’s Club will launch its Black Friday sale online on Thursday, Nov. 27 just after midnight EST with free standard shipping on Black Friday items.

November 14, 2014

There is a high demand among consumers for mobile apps that would make the Black Friday shopping experience easier. 

November 18, 2013

Retailers anticipate a 3.1% increase in sales on Black Friday this year, mirroring their projections from last year.

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.

December 11, 2012

By Jeff Green, president and CEO, Jeff Green Partners

December 8, 2011

Well, another Black Friday has come and gone. And, much to the surprise of many (myself included), it did so with a bang. General consensus is that the Black Friday sales bonanza was a rousing success, and the numbers certainly support that: ShopperTrak reported that Black Friday sales increased 6.6% over the 2010 numbers, with a record-breaking $11.4 billion in purchases. More people were out and about — foot traffic reports show an increase of about 5% over last year, which is good news for the brick and mortar guys.

December 2, 2011

More customers shopped the Sunday before Thanksgiving than the days following Black Friday, according to ShopperTrak, a leading provider of retail and mall foot-traffic counting services.

December 1, 2011

A report released by First Data Corp. found that dollar volume for the Thursday-Friday shopping period grew 6.3% over last year, and transaction growth was 7.3%.

November 28, 2011

U.S. shoppers took advantage of early sales this holiday driving a 39.3% increase in online Thanksgiving day spending while setting the stage for 24.3% online growth on Black Friday compared with the same period last year, according to the fourth annual IBM Coremetrics Black Friday Benchmark study.

November 28, 2011

E-commerce spending jumped 26% on Black Friday, according to comscore.

November 22, 2011

Nielsen’s annual Black Friday Shopping Survey found that 80% of consumers don’t plan to shop on Black Friday.

November 17, 2011

According to a BDO USA survey of 100 CMOs at leading U.S. retailers, just 27% expect to see an increase in Black Friday sales, down from 38% in 2010.

November 17, 2011

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.

November 17, 2011

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.

November 17, 2011

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.

November 9, 2011

When it comes to Black Friday, you’re either in or you’re out. If you’re like me, the whirlwind of retail chaos that swirls around shopping centers the Friday after Thanksgiving can feel a bit overwhelming.

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.

March 28, 2011

Carlson Restaurants, parent of T.G.I. Friday’s, announced at a conference in Dallas last week that it plans to double the number of units globally under a program it is calling Ambition 2015.

November 17, 2010

According to a special national consumer poll commissioned by the International Council of Shopping Centers and Goldman Sachs, 31% of households plan to shop on Black Friday in 2010 compared with 26% in 2009.

November 23, 2009

A report released Tuesday by the International Council of Shopping Centers and Goldman Sachs found...

October 27, 2009

Sears is kicking off the holiday season early with its “Black Friday Now” program....

December 14, 2008

Figures released late Sunday by SpendingPulse pointed to more signs that shoppers are continuing their...