Trends and Analysis

Retail

Trends and Analysis

ICSC: Weekly Sales Gain, More Shopping Ahead

Seasonal shopping completion rate down to 74.8 percent.

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Saturday Seemed Super, But Season Might Not Be

Super Saturday proved to be the biggest shopping day of the year yet did little to change the modest outlook for the holiday season.

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Digital Boom Kickstarts Holiday Delivery Rush

Retailers racked up strong e-commerce sales last week as holiday shipping cutoffs approached.

Saturday Could Reclaim Yule Supremacy

Black Friday might be knocked off its perch as the top sales day of the year.

CPI Reports November Apparel Prices

Sales declined in both women’s and men’s categories, according to the Labor Department’s Consumer Price Index released Wednesday.

Price Resistance Firms for Holiday

Shoppers appear to be priming the promotional pump this season as they become more assertive about their reluctance to buy products they consider overpriced.

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Holiday Countdown: Shoppers Turn Out, but Retailers Still Wary

Better weather and consumers getting more serious about buying gifts gave a modest lift to retailers last week.

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Ho-Hum Economy Hits European Holiday

With euro zone growth stalling, consumer sentiment is shaky as the region heads into the final week of the holiday selling season.

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Gucci, Coach Tie for Top Spot in L2 Digital Study

Burberry has been dethroned as the most digital brand in L2 Inc.’s Digital IQ Index for fashion.

Qatari Shoppers Fuel Pre-Christmas Spending in Britain

Shops in the UK are awash with Qatari money, according to Global Blue.

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U.S. Economy on Slow Upward Path

Consumer spending and retail sales are expected to grow at a modest pace over the next six months.

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