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Retail Sales Stay Steady for Halloween

Wichita, KS - This Halloween , retailers are expecting shoppers to spend eight billion dollars nationwide. That's up one billion from last year. Local shop owners tell us, they're cashing in this holiday."Night lights for... 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 »

Christmas Shopping Begins in Greensboro

Greensboro, NC - We've heard of Christmas in July, but not Christmas shopping in September.At 'Me & E Gifts and Things,' A Greensboro gift boutique, the owner says more than half her customers this week... 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 »

Retailers Expect Rise in Father’s Day Gift Sales

Marietta, WV - People are expected to spend more money than ever this year on ties, power tools, golf equipment and the like for Father's Day, according to an annual survey for the National Retail... more »

Consumers to Spend (Almost) as Much on Dad

Washington, DC - While dads usually don't get the same caliber of gift for Father's Day as moms do for Mother's Day, if the results of NRF's latest survey are to be believed, dads should... more »

Americans Expected to Spend $4.7 Billion on Graduation Gifts

This year's high school and college graduates are expected to get a generous send-off, with the total spending on graduation gifts expected to top $4.7 billion, the National Retail Federation estimated. From simple greeting cards... more »

Huntsville Retailers Seeing Healthier Spending this Mother’s Day

Huntsville, AL - Tracy Lowery was thrilled Saturday to score a spectacular Mother's Day bouquet of long-stemmed pink roses at Glenn's of Huntsville florist shop for his wife, April. "They're her favorite," Lowery said. Lowry... more »

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