November 25, 2014

For the holiday season-to-date, $17.5 billion has been spent online using desktop computers, an 11% increase versus the corresponding days last year, according to comScore.  

November 19, 2014

Americans are divided on the merits of shopping on Thanksgiving Day. 

November 12, 2014

Half of all consumers dislike the idea of all-day Thanksgiving store shopping hours, although younger consumers are more open to it.

November 6, 2014

Online prices are expected to hit rock bottom on Thanksgiving Day, lower than on any other day during the holiday season. 

January 7, 2014

With the holiday shopping season behind us, retailers are celebrating the joyous bounty of this year’s shopping season. Consumers continued to show their digital prowess and appetite for online shopping as online sales soared across the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

December 18, 2013

U.S. retail e-commerce spending from desktop computers for the first 45 days of the November-December 2013 holiday season totaled $37.8 billion, according to comScore.

November 25, 2013

Many retailers are no doubt entering Thanksgiving week with trepidation at the prospect of keeping all systems go during what has become a six-day frenzy of “Black Friday” activity that now runs from the Wednesday before Thanksgiving to the Monday after.

November 25, 2013

Thanksgiving is drawing near, and with the official start of the holiday now beginning on Thursday (as some retailers will open on Thanksgiving Day), it’s time to talk about the “Giant Turkey” in the room for physical retail stores.

November 15, 2013

Up to 140 million people plan to or will shop over this Thanksgiving weekend (Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday), a slight decrease from the 147 million who planned to do so last year.

November 12, 2013

Thirty-eight percent of shoppers are likely to shop on Thanksgiving Day this year, according to Accenture’s annual Holiday Shopping Survey.

November 11, 2013

Target Corp. has joined the growing ranks of retailers who will open earlier on Thanksgiving this year.

November 4, 2013

The 87th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will step-off at 77th Street and Central Park West on Thursday, Nov. 28 at 9 a.m.

October 15, 2013

In a sign of just how competitive the upcoming holiday season is expected to be, Macy’s said that most of its stores will open at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving evening. It’s the first time in its history that the company will be open for business on the holiday.

November 29, 2012

Retailers that opened early on Thanksgiving evening gained an advantage and that promotional activity was about on par with last year, according to a new Moody’s report, “Thanksgiving Weekend: The Early Bird Gets the Worm.”

November 19, 2012

Sixty percent of Americans plan to shop in stores or online over the Thanksgiving weekend – up from 51% in 2011, according to Deloitte’s pre-Thanksgiving survey.

November 13, 2012

Survey results released by PriceGrabber found that 71% of consumers believe that retailers offer better deals during Thanksgiving weekend than they do during the rest of the winter holiday shopping season, up from 58% in 2011.

December 1, 2011

A report released by email and cross-channel marketing solution provider Responsys found that promotional email marketing volume during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend hit an all-time high, helping to drive significant increases in online sales.

November 28, 2011

Retail sales broke records during the Thanksgiving weekend, climbing 16%, according to a survey by BIGresearch for the National Retail Federation.

November 22, 2011

A survey released Tuesday by Deloitte, which polled 1,000 consumers, found that the majority – 51% – will shop in stores or online over the Thanksgiving weekend.

November 10, 2011

Wal-Mart Stores said it will kick off the holiday season at 10 p.m. on Thanksgiving with three Black Friday sale events.

December 1, 2010

Pier 1 Imports said on Thursday that its same-store sales rose 10.2% for the quarter ended Nov. 27

November 23, 2009

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

November 19, 2008

Dollar General isn’t waiting until Black Friday to start its holiday promotions....

November 16, 2008

Thanksgiving prices are up about 6% this year compared to last year, according to Purdue...