January 26, 2015

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

December 17, 2014

The competition between British retail giants to come up with the most compelling TV ad grows more intense every holiday season.

February 4, 2014

After taking a look at some of the post-holiday sales figures, it seems like maybe I was a little too pessimistic. While the overall 2013 holiday season’s sales aren’t particularly impressive, they aren’t flat, either — which is an outcome that I had worried about.

January 9, 2014

Sales for the November-December holiday period increased 3.0%, based on a tally of monthly reporting firms compiled by the International Council of Shopping Centers.

November 7, 2013

Earlier in October, shoppers were put off by holiday displays in store; now people are warming up to them.

November 5, 2013

A large number of shoppers do not appear to be setting aside any money for holiday spending this year, and four in 10 do not even intend to do any shopping for the upcoming holiday season.

August 8, 2013

Holiday Stationstores has reached an agreement with I-90 Fuel Services to convert 16 of The Gas Stop convenience stores to Holiday Stationstores, expanding the Holiday brand in the South Dakota and Southwestern Minnesota markets.

December 27, 2012

The National Retail Federation on was quick to shine a more positive light on holiday sales 2012, suggesting that reports of the worst holiday results since 2008 are not correct.

September 18, 2012

Kohl’s Corp. said it plans to hire more than 52,700 associates this holiday season, about a 10% increase over last year’s holiday hiring numbers.

August 15, 2012

There’s no question about it: Shoppers will have more options than ever before when it comes to shopping this holiday, from where and how they shop to how they pay. Given the myriad of choices available, experts agree that one of the keys to a successful holiday season — and long-term survival — is customer engagement.

November 10, 2011

Deloitte’s 26th annual holiday survey of consumer spending intentions and trends, released Thursday, found that nearly half (48%) of consumers say they most likely will shop for gifts online this holiday season – a 13% increase from last year.

October 19, 2011

The National Retail Federation’s 2011 Holiday Consumer Intentions and Actions Survey, conducted by BIGresearch and released Wednesday, found that holiday shoppers plan to spend an average of $704.18 on holiday gifts and seasonal merchandise, down slightly from last year’s $718.98.

September 12, 2011

Most than a quarter of Americans expect to spend less during the holidays this year, according to a survey by American’s Research Group, Reuters reported.

October 15, 2009

In anticipation of the holidays, retailers are beginning their holiday hiring process and most are...

October 14, 2009

A survey released Thursday by human capital consulting firm Aon Consulting found that 44% of...

October 4, 2007

Minneapolis, Fully 15%...

September 18, 2006

Washington, D.C., Retailers...