January 7, 2015

The holidays were at least moderately happy for in-store retailers.

December 23, 2014

The weekend of Dec. 20-21, which included “Super Saturday” (the last Saturday before Christmas) saw the highest daily back-to-back Internet traffic from online consumer retail shopping activity since tracking began before the Thanksgiving weekend. 

November 21, 2014

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

October 1, 2014

Shoppers are planning to spend less money and purchase gifts for fewer people this holiday season compared to last year, while also maximizing their budgets through Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales and online cost comparison, according to the CFI Group 2014 Holiday Retail Spending Report: Black Friday is Back.

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.

December 11, 2013

Consumers spent a majority of last week recovering from “Black Weekend” holiday shopping.

November 25, 2013

More than half of consumers plan to shop on Black Friday this year, although the number has decreased since last year.

November 25, 2013

Black Friday shoppers are looking to extend the Black Friday experience as much as possible.

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 11, 2013

Toys “R” Us will open its stores at 5 p.m. on Nov. 28, offering more than 300 doorbuster values, while supplies last, from four-hour deals and Thursday-through-Saturday discounts on hot toys, games and tablets, to gift with purchase offers.

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.

June 27, 2013

Brick-and-mortar retail sales soared during this past spring, according to new metrics from RetailNext.

December 17, 2012

A SpendingPulse report released Monday by MasterCard Advisors found that after a three-week recovery of retail spending growth that started two weeks after Superstorm Sandy and lasted through the week ending Dec. 1, a slowdown occurred in the week ending Dec. 8.

December 7, 2012

Chain Store Age will hold a webinar on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2 p.m. ET (11 a.m. PT) that will examine email marketing trends for Black Friday 2012 and how marketers used email to promote store shopping and events during the holiday weekend.

November 14, 2012

A shopping forecast released by America’s Research Group found that 31.8% of U.S. consumers said they will shop Black Friday Weekend in search of big-ticket items.