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NRF Chief Economist ‘cautiously optimistic’ about holiday sales Market research 

NRF Chief Economist ‘cautiously optimistic’ about holiday sales

Consumer spending has recovered from the coronavirus pandemic more quickly than expected, but forecasting 2020 holiday sales is like assembling a jigsaw puzzle without all the pieces, according to Jack Kleinhenz, chief economist, National Retail Federation (NRF). “Completing a puzzle is highly probable given patience, having all the pieces and having the picture on the box to guide assembly,” Kleinhenz... Read More
Holiday weekend sales top records Market research News 

Holiday weekend sales top records

A record 189.6 million U.S. consumers shopped from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday this year, an increase of 14 percent over last year’s 165.8 million, according to the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. Shoppers spent an average $361.90 on holiday items over the five-day period, up 16 percent from $313.29 during the same period last year, the... Read More
Amazon expanding delivery options for holiday season News 

Amazon expanding delivery options for holiday season

Seattle’s Amazon Inc. announced expanded delivery options for the holidays. Prime members across the United States now have access to more than 10 million items available for free next-day delivery, and the company has expanded Prime Free Same-Day Delivery, bringing the convenience of doorstep delivery within hours to 46 major metropolitan areas. This is in addition to free shipping on... Read More
2018 holiday sales grew 2.9 percent amid turmoil Market research Press releases 

2018 holiday sales grew 2.9 percent amid turmoil

WASHINGTON, February 14, 2019 – Holiday retail sales during 2018 grew a lower-than-expected 2.9 percent over the same period in 2017 to $707.5 billion, the National Retail Federation said today after the Commerce Department released data that had been delayed by nearly a month because of the recent government shutdown. “All signs during the holidays seemed to show that consumers... Read More
Procrastinators rush to meet holiday deadline Market research Press releases 

Procrastinators rush to meet holiday deadline

134 million Consumers Plan to Shop on Super Saturday WASHINGTON, December 19, 2018 – More than 40 percent of holiday shoppers surveyed expect to finish their holiday gift shopping by today, but the biggest procrastinators will still be buying gifts through Christmas Eve, according to the annual consumer sentiment survey released today by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights... Read More
NRF reports November retail sales up 5 percent over 2017 News Press releases 

NRF reports November retail sales up 5 percent over 2017

November Retail Sales Increase 5 Percent Over 2017, Putting Holiday Spending on Track to Meet NRF Forecast WASHINGTON, December 14, 2018 – November retail sales were up 0.7 percent seasonally adjusted from October and increased 5 percent unadjusted year-over-year, completing the first half of the holiday shopping season with spending on track to easily meet the National Retail Federation’s forecast,... Read More
MailPix announces hot 2018 holiday products Press releases 

MailPix announces hot 2018 holiday products

Cyber Week sales data shows growth in key areas MailPix, the photo-printing, canvas, and gifting e-commerce company, announces the most-popular photo gifts so far for the 2018 holiday season. Products may be ordered online or with convenient MailPix mobile apps. Among the most-popular offerings during Cyber Week: Photo ornaments make great gifts. Choose from a variety of photo layouts, shapes... Read More
Procrastination Nation: Holiday Shoppers Rushing to Meet Deadline News Press releases 

Procrastination Nation: Holiday Shoppers Rushing to Meet Deadline

126 million consumers plan to shop on Super Saturday WASHINGTON, December 20, 2017 – Just over half of U.S. adults surveyed expect to finish their holiday gift shopping by today, but others will still be buying gifts on Christmas Eve — and some will miss the deadline altogether. That’s according to the annual survey released today by the National Retail... Read More
Adorama Holiday Gift Guides Delight Tech Shoppers of all Varieties Press releases Promotions 

Adorama Holiday Gift Guides Delight Tech Shoppers of all Varieties

Look no further for what to get your tech-loving loved one this holiday season; Adorama shopping guides showcase the best photography, connected home, fit-tech and more to check off the holiday wish list New York, NY – November 16, 2017 – Adorama, one of the world’s largest photography, video, audio, imaging and electronics retailers, has released its must-read holiday gift guides... Read More