Trends and Analysis

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Trends and Analysis

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Qatari Shoppers Fuel Pre-Christmas Spending in Britain

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

U.S. economy, GDP, income, spending, consumer spending, retail sales, trade shows

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.

ICSC: Post-Turkey Lull Cuts into Sales

Sequential sales pattern off 1.5 percent last week while up 2.9 percent from prior year.

Airports, Stations Provide Captive Market for Retailers

Airports and train stations are home to ever increasing numbers of retail outlets.

mobile, smartphones, tablets, IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark, Thanksgiving, Cyber Monday, online shopping, mobile commerce

Smartphones the Future, but Tablets Drive Sales

A divide has opened up in the fast-growing world of mobile commerce, leaving retailers to wonder whether they should focus on smartphones or tablets.

Santa Ana, Orange County, California, retailing, eateries, streetwear brands

Rebranding Orange County's Santa Ana

A new crop of eateries and streetwear brands now call downtown home alongside quinceañera shops and streetcarts selling fried pork rinds.

November Comps Solid, Above Expectations

Gap Inc.’s Old Navy brand and Zumiez Inc. on Thursday wrapped up the month's comparable-sales package with a cheery decorative bow.

Cyber Monday, Black Friday, Adobe Digital Index, consumer spending, online shopping, e-commerce, ecommerce,

Black Friday Online Volume Gains on Cyber Monday

Although Cyber Monday set another record this year, it’s likely that the day will be dethroned by Black Friday online sales next year.

Retail Execs Question NRF's Black Friday Data

Just what the industry needed — another controversy in an already unusual and challenging season.

E-commerce, ecommerce, Black Friday, sales, record, Cyber Monday, Amazon, Wal-Mart, Walmart, Target,

Online Sales Set Black Friday Record

E-commerce sales surpassed the $2 billion mark for the first time on Friday — far outpacing growth seen on Cyber Monday the past few years

teen retailers, product offerings, brand, loyalty, mobile, smartphones, social media, digital, Abercrombie & Fitch, Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie, American Eagle Outfitters,

Fixing the Angst Among Teen Retailers

Getting the attention of increasingly distracted young people gets harder each quarter.

holiday2014, Black Friday, holiday, Thanksgiving, Cyber Monday, retail, promotions, marketing, consumer spending, Macy’s, Nordstrom, L Brands, Michael Kors, Under Armour, The North Face, Uniqlo, Costco, Wal-Mart, Target Corp, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue,

Early Deals Taking Wind Out of Black Friday

Once considered the kickoff for holiday gift shopping and a bellwether for the season, Black Friday is now leaving retailers with less volume potential.

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