September 15, 2015

The time-series forecasting methods still used by most retailers today date back to the early 1960’s.

November 6, 2014

Ann Inc. is forecasting declining sales for the fiscal third and fourth quarter and full year 2014.

October 31, 2013

Continuing a two-year slide in retail spending momentum, American consumers will generate only a lackluster 2.9% year-over-year increase in holiday sales, the slowest pace since the recession, according to Customer Growth Partners’ 13th Annual Holiday Forecast.

November 8, 2012

Holiday sales will reach a record $556.8 billion, a sluggish 2.8% increase from 2011, according to retail consultancy Customer Growth Partners’ 11th annual Holiday Forecast.

September 26, 2012

Total holiday sales are expected to climb to between $920 and $925 billion, representing a modest 3.5% to 4% increase in November through January holiday sales (excluding motor vehicles and gasoline) over last season, according to Deloitte’s holiday forecast.