holiday retail

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Making spirits bright: Occasionette shines with holiday displays

If there's one person who outdoes Santa Claus in their holiday planning, it’s Sara Villari. Villari founded Occasionette in 2013 in South Philadelphia when... more »

Toy Association names top toy trends for holiday season

The Toy Association reported the top toy trends of the 2022 holiday season — from toys that immerse families in play experiences away from their devices, to purpose-driven play that introduces children to diversity, environmental... more »

Go Big

As seen in Holiday Shop 2022. Merchandising is a key component in generating sales — especially during the holiday shopping season! I had the opportunity to ask Michelle Sherrier from MC Design Collaboration some questions... more »
expansive collection of games and puzzles to build upon new traditions for families to enjoy during the holidays, all from DEMDACO

Family Time

As seen in Holiday Shop 2022. The pandemic brought families together, creating a space for bonding opportunities, such as playing games and puzzles. The ripple effects of that time spent with family mean that more... more »

Survey says teen shoppers are concerned about gift shortages this holiday season

A new survey of teens conducted for Junior Achievement by the research firm ENGINE Insights shows that most teens (55%) are concerned that global supply chain issues will result in shortages of gift items this... more »

NRF shares consumers are spending headed into 2021 holiday shopping

The impact of the pandemic on the nation’s economy will be a key factor in retail sales during the 2021 holiday season, but the National Retail Federation (NRF) is nonetheless confident in its forecast for... more »

Plivo survey reveals holiday shoppers want to hear from retailers

Plivo, the cloud communications platform that enables businesses to engage with their customers, announced the results of its Holiday Shopping Communications Survey. The survey, conducted online by The Harris Poll on behalf of Plivo, polled... more »

COVID-19 impacts continue to define consumer behaviors

While COVID-19 defined consumer behaviors in 2020—from a moratorium on travel to a burst in online sales—its impacts will still be felt in 2021. Consumers are split down the middle when it comes to choosing... more »

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