Biggest Shopping Day Of Year Expected SaturdayAccording to the National Retail Federation, more than half of holiday shoppers plan to buy their last gifts during the week before Christmas.
Despite Strong Economy, 2019 Proved To Be Painful Year For RetailersThe group Coresign Research reported more than 9,300 stores closed nationwide, which is a 59% jump from 2018.
Black Friday Deals Appearing In North Texas Right NowResearch from the National Retail Federation shows people are starting their holiday shopping earlier.
CVS, Walgreens Join List Of Retailers Asking Customers To Leave Guns Outside Of StoresPharmacy chains CVS and Walgreens are now asking customers to not openly carry firearms inside their stores in states where it's legal, joining Walmart and Kroger who also made the public appeal.
Holiday Sales Soar To 6-Year HighOnline sales continued to grow, up more than 19 percent from a year ago.
Big Retailers Using In-Store Technology To Compete With Online SalesTotal retail sales in the five days around Thanksgiving, excluding cars and fuel, are expected to reach $144 billion, according to Adobe Inc. and Internet Retailer Research. Fifteen percent of those sales will be online.
Retailers Step Up Personalization On Their WebsitesOnline retailers are trying to build stronger connections with shoppers used to the customization of Amazon.
Macy's, Penney See Holiday Sales GrowthMacy's and J.C. Penney both reported holiday sales growth, offering encouraging signs that if department stores struggling to hold their own against online retailers had a decent period, other retailers did as well.
Cyber Monday Shoppers Expected To Click "Buy" More This YearGet ready to shop ‘til you drop without ever getting up from your desk or maybe even leaving your house. It’s Cyber Monday and retailers are trying to entice you to click the "buy" button online.
Walmart To Offer Black Friday Deals Early On Its WebsiteWalmart hopes to tempt shoppers with online deals before Black Friday. It's even beginning some online deals on Thursday.
U.S. Retail Sales Leapt 1.6 Pct. Last Month, Most In 2 ½ YearsAmericans increased their spending at retailers last month by the most in two and a half years, driven by strong auto sales as residents of hurricane-ravaged areas replaced destroyed cars.