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Infographic: Holiday Sales Are a Gift in Itself

As we head into the holiday season, retail marketers' wish list has but one item on it: an increase in holiday sales. Indeed, those marketers may just get the gift they long for most of... more »

National Retail Federation Reports Father’s Day Spending up From Last Year

Raleigh, NC - When it comes to buying the perfect gift for dad on Father's Day, shoppers are spending a little more.The National Retail Federation reports that the average person will spend $119.84, up more... more »

We’re Spending More on Mom this Mother’s Day, Retail Groups Say

This Mother's Day, moms are getting more love than last year—sometimes even from those who aren't their children.Ninety-two percent of Americans plan to celebrate Mother's Day this year, according to a survey conducted by Brand... more »

Consumer Spending Trends: Mother’s Day Tops Pops

Consumer spending trends favor Mom this year, with Mother's Day spending forecast to jump 11 percent, according to the National Retail Federation. Consumers will spend an average of $168.94 on mom, while total Mother's Day... more »

Retail Sales Top $59B for Holiday Weekend Nationally

The biggest holiday shopping weekend of the season still has one day left, but retailers can already consider it their best yet.More shoppers came out Thanksgiving night, more shoppers hit stores on Black Friday, more... more »

Nearly Half of Americans Begin Holiday Shopping Before Halloween, What About You?

Mehlville, MO - Accustomed to pinching pennies thanks to years of economic downturn, holiday shoppers this year will look for ways to cut corners, comparative shop online and even plan to travel less, if not... more »

National Retail Federation Says Holiday Sales to Rise 4.1 Percent Amid Uncertainties

New York, NY - Americans are expected to spend more during what's traditionally the busiest shopping season of the year, but they're not exactly ready to shop 'til they drop like they have been in... more »

As School Bells Ring, Retailers Start Listening For Sleigh Bells

U.S. retailers expect another solid showing this holiday season, as summertime surveys and shipments show that companies are placing big orders even as some remain cautious about the economy.A report from the National Retail Federation... more »

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