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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 134.3 million last year, according to the annual survey released by... 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 holiday season with billions of dollars in shopping left to be done, the... more »

NRF welcomes phase one of China trade deal

Retailers call China trade announcement 'right direction' but say a final deal is needed. The National Retail Federation (NRF) welcomed news that the United States and China have agreed on a “phase one” trade deal. “For... more »

Study shows credit card industry ignores security innovations

A new study conducted for the Secure Payments Partnership coalition shows that the U.S. credit card industry has failed to establish adequate security standards and that a neutral third party should be put in charge,... 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 effect this month, according to the Global Port Tracker report released by... more »

Thanksgiving weekend draws nearly 190 million shoppers, spending up 16%

A record 189.6 million U.S. consumers shopped from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday this year, an increase of 14% over last year’s 165.8 million, the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Prosper Insights & Analytics said.... 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 annual survey released by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Prosper Insights... more »
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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 through Cyber Monday, according to the annual survey released by the... more »

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