November 26, 2014

 DSW Inc. exceeded Wall Street expectations for net income and sales in the third quarter of fiscal 2014.

November 26, 2014

As the official kick-off of the holiday season approaches, your core online holiday campaigns are all wrapped up and ready for holiday shoppers. This year, it is expected that online consumer spending will rise 16% over last year to approximately $60 billion, according to the comScore forecast.

November 26, 2014

More than half of consumers are either unsure or not confident at all in the security of their personal information, which could impact holiday shopping.

 

November 26, 2014

Ugg Australia, a division of Deckers Brands, has taken its omnichannel commitment to a new level with the opening of its store in Tysons Galleria, McLean, Va. The technology-driven, 2,110-sq.-ft. store features the latest in omnichannel solutions and RFID innovations that combine to make for a more seamless and connected customer experience. 

 

November 26, 2014

More consumers (40%) say they plan to shop on Cyber Monday than Black Friday (36%).

November 25, 2014

DSW Inc. exceeded Wall Street expectations for net income and sales in the third quarter of fiscal 2014. 

November 25, 2014

By Lee Peterson

 

November 24, 2014

Fitch expects U.S. sales growth to modestly improve in the coming holiday season, with retail sales (excluding auto) expected to grow at 3%-4% in November/December versus 2.8% year to date.

November 24, 2014

Forty-one percent of consumers plan to head to the stores on Black Friday,18% plan to shop in a physical store on Thanksgiving, and 32% of consumers will hit the stores on the following Saturday and/or Sunday, according to new data from the International Council of Shopping Centers.

November 24, 2014

More than two-thirds (69%) of 276 finance industry executives expect 2014 Black Friday sales figures to grow at least 2% from their 2013 levels, with more than one-third (37%) expecting growth of 4% or more.

November 24, 2014

Velcro Industries plans to open a retail pop-up store in the SoHo area of Manhattan.

November 21, 2014

Count on Customer Growth Partners president and CEO Craig Johnson to provide a refreshing break from the standard Black Friday forecast.  Here’s his take on the top 10 retail-related holiday myths of 2014. 

November 21, 2014

Retailers – take a step back from Black Friday weekend this year. 

November 21, 2014

The number one reason why some consumers avoid online shopping is the lack of in-person assistance and proactive engagement from brands. 

November 20, 2014

Dollar Tree Inc. beat Wall Street predictions for profits and sales in a generally strong third quarter of fiscal 2014. Net income rose 6% to $133 million from $125.4 million.

November 20, 2014

Kirkland’s Inc. reported net income of $1.3 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2014, a 30% increase from $1 million the same quarter in the previous fiscal year. Higher gross profit helped boost net income.

November 20, 2014

A survey by Prosper Insights & Analytics finds that while overall holiday spending plans are up this holiday season, shoppers will still be looking for sales and big discounts and spending only what they have to, making waves for retailers to navigate this year.

November 20, 2014

An estimated 28% of consumers plan to do most of their holiday shopping at mass retailers, compared to 26% who will frequent online retailers.

November 20, 2014

Cross-border shoppers (those for whom more than 10% of their online spend is cross-border), spend approximately twice as much as consumers who only shop domestically.

November 20, 2014

J.C. Penney, Macy’s, Rite Aid, Meijer and Sears rank as the best retailers for Black Friday deals, according to a survey by personal finance social network WalletHub. 

November 19, 2014

Best Buy Co. Inc. is partnering with shopping app provider Ibotta Inc. to drive Black Friday sales at Best Buy stores and on its website.

 

November 19, 2014

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

November 18, 2014

Gap Inc. is looking to make shopping as easy and convenient this holiday season– regardless of whether shoppers  prefer to shop online, in stores or on their  mobile device.

November 18, 2014
  • An estimated 28% of shoppers plan to do most of their shopping at mass retailers versus 26% who will opt to shop online retailers this holiday season, according to an ongoing shopper behaviour study conducted by The Integer Group and M/A/R/C Research.