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Retail Trends

Welcome back, Toys R Us. Your market is tougher than ever

October 28, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

What happens to a retail category when its largest retail specialist disappears? Toys offers perhaps the clearest answer to that question. This year’s holiday sales season marks the second without the big box version of Toys R Us. It could […]


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26 Big Retailers Expected to Grow This Year

October 25, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

While reports of closing retail stores continue to rock headlines, stable food sellers and drugstores, like Costco Wholesale and Walmart, along with some retailers of discretionary items, such as Ulta Beauty, are growing. In fact, of the 31 retailers in […]


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Peak holiday shopping season to shift into December this year

October 23, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Deloitte’s holiday report notes considerable opportunity to woo what it calls “high spenders” this holiday season. This group tends to be older, with 65% of the group older than 40. But they don’t only spend more — they also spend […]


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How much does Halloween actually matter?

October 21, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

For kids, Halloween means free candy. For teenagers in Mean Girls, it’s the only day of the year girls can’t say anything about the questionable clothing choices of their classmates. But for businesses like Party City, it’s millions of dollars […]


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More holiday shoppers will spend at least $500 on gifts this year

October 18, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Tinuiti’s report offers more insights into gendered spending habits as well. A daVinci Payments report found that more than half of women respondents bought their holiday goods online, but how much are women planning to spend? According to Tinuiti, 31.6% […]


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6 ways retailers can win the holidays

October 14, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Even though it’s October, the holiday season is already in full swing. The importance of retail’s performance in the coming months can determine a company’s trajectory in a year where the industry has taken some big punches. Retailers have closed […]


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Retailers spent 6% less on holiday ads in 2018

October 11, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

It’s easy to see why retailers are spending more of their money on digital and social media ads. After all, a recent PwC report found that more than half of holiday shoppers will make their purchases online for the holidays. […]


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NRF: Gen Z influences over a third of household purchases

October 8, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Parents and their Gen Z children shop together in a variety of ways. Sixty-nine percent of parents reported involving their children in purchase decisions by looking at products in store, while 67% said they look at products online, according to […]


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Could shoppers’ money troubles spoil the holidays?

October 4, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

A handful of holiday forecasts are in and things are predicted to be pretty merry, with sales possibly topping 5% growth from last year by some estimates. But the November/December season hasn’t been an industry-wide celebration for the past five […]


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Are retailers doomed for more outages this holiday season?

October 3, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

With retailers gearing up for another holiday season, now is not the time to experience tech outages. Target, however, experienced one last week. The temporary outage affected the mass merchant’s store registers, mobile app and website, CNBC reported. In June, […]