Holiday Shopping

NRF reports nearly 180 million Americans shopped Thanksgiving weekend

Nearly 180 million Americans shopped during the five-day holiday shopping period from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday, according to the annual survey released today by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Prosper Insights & Analytics.... more »

NRF expects 66% of holiday shoppers will purchase gifts during Thanksgiving weekend

Nearly 2 million more people than last year are expected to shop from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday this year even as consumers have continued the trend of starting their holiday shopping earlier in the... 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 »

Faire offers Faire-funded import duties on all international orders for U.S.-based retailers

Faire has announced Faire-funded import duties on all international orders for retailers that are based in the U.S. and Europe. Earlier this year, Faire launched across 15 Europe and United Kingdom markets and continues to... more »

Holiday spending reflects continued consumer demand

Consumers plan to spend $997.73 on gifts, holiday items and other non-gift purchases for themselves and their families this year, according to the annual survey released today by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Prosper... 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 »

Mastercard SpendingPulse expects U.S. holiday retail sales to grow

Consumers and brands alike are gearing up for what’s anticipated to be the most wonderful holiday retail season on record. Overall expected sales growth. According to Mastercard SpendingPulse, which measures overall retail sales across all... more »

Eva Olbrich from Messe Frankfurt shares holiday retail tips

Eva Olbrich, director for Christmasworld and Creativeworld, Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH, is responsible for two strong product worlds that are also moving closer together in the trade. In this interview, she shares her expertise for... more »

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