Holiday Shopping

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Nearly 148 million Americans plan to shop Super Saturday

Super Saturday continues to be the biggest shopping day of the year with an estimated 147.8 million U.S. consumers expected to participate, up from 13... READ MORE »

Retail holiday season kicks off with 2.1% increase over last year

Retail sales in November increased 0.1% seasonally adjusted over October and were up 2.1% unadjusted year-over-year, marking the first half of the hol... READ MORE »

The busiest mailing and shipping week of the holiday season is here

Get ready for the year's busiest mailing and shipping week, as more than 28 million packages will be delivered per day this week. Many consumers are ... READ MORE »

Retail imports surge ahead of December tariffs

Volume at the nation’s major container ports bumped up significantly in November as retailers imported merchandise ahead of new tariffs set to take ... READ MORE »

FTI Consulting projects U.S. holiday retail sales to grow 5.2%

FTI Consulting released its 2019 U.S. Holiday Retail Forecast, which projects 5.2% growth in discretionary holiday spending and more promising prospe... READ MORE »

Writing letters to Santa enters the digital age of giving

Retailers gearing up for the influx of shoppers may be able to provide a special service by highlighting information about a program through the Unite... READ MORE »

Just a Card – Indie Week offers an alternative to Black Friday

Just a Card - Indie Week is a campaign that encourages people in the U.K. and abroad to shop small in the run up to the holiday shopping season. This... READ MORE »

Shop Local celebrates its tenth year

American Express created Small Business Saturday ten years ago, in the middle of the recession, to encourage people to shop at small businesses on the... READ MORE »

Half of holiday shoppers have already started

More than half of consumers have already started their holiday shopping and nearly a quarter of purchases have already been made, according to the ann... READ MORE »

NRF expects more than 165 million people will shop over Thanksgiving weekend

Retailers are preparing for one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year with an estimated 165.3 million people likely to shop Thanksgiving Day th... READ MORE »

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