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Back-to-school spending increases to average of $300 this year


by ckatarsky

About 56% of Americans plan to spend at least as much, if not significantly more, on back-to-school shopping trips this year compared to the previous year.

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What do customers want — and how do I find out?


by ckatarsky

The management team at every retailer knows it has to understand its customers to stay competitive — knowing how to get that information is a different matter.

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Latest report shows consumers plan to spend more


by ckatarsky

A brightening — if not yet glowing — economy has consumers more willing to reach into their pockets than they have been in years.

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What people buy — and how it’s changing


by ckatarsky

Just how is the average American spending his or her dollars — and how is it changing over time? 

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Will retailers get a treat this Easter?


by Renee Cocchi

Will Peter Cottontail be hopping down your bunny trail this year to bring every girl and boy baskets full of Easter joy?

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Will consumers spend or save their tax returns?


by Renee Cocchi

The National Retail Federation (NRF) just released the results of its Tax Returns Consumer Survey conducted by BIGinsight and here’s what it found:

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Halloween spending’s spooktacular this year!


by Renee Cocchi

If consumers are still cutting back on their spending, then why are Halloween retailers having a fang-tastic season?

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Consumer relying even more on their smartphones to shop!


by Renee Cocchi

What is the No. 1 reason why people like mobile shopping?

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Why did Netflix jack prices up? Find out


by Penelope Miller

Netflix customers got a nasty surprise when Netflix raised its prices for video rental. So what’s really behind the increased cost?

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Retailers take conservative approach this holiday season


by Renee Cocchi

How retailers approach this up-and-coming holiday season will depend on their success — or lack thereof — from last year’s holiday season.

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Cotton prices dig into retail profits


by Penelope Miller

We’ve all heard about how much the soaring price of gas will hurt retail – but now there’s another problem.

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Wal-Mart snaps up social media company


by Penelope Miller

In a move that could set off a firestorm, Wal-Mart has acquired a social media company for $300 million.

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Consumer spending down when it comes to …


by Renee Cocchi

While the economy seems to be slowly recovering from the recession, people still aren’t spending like they did before it hit — even when it comes to …

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4 mobile retail app ideas worth stealing


by Penelope Miller

Cellphone apps are the next big thing in retail. Take a look at how these four retailers used mobile apps to rake in millions in revenue.

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Report: Customers are ready to spend again


by Penelope Miller

Retailers breathed a sigh of relief after reading this report…

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Cha-ching: Spending increased in February


by Penelope Miller

There’s good news: Researchers say more folks opened up their wallets in February.

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Valentine’s Day: No love for retail?


by Penelope Miller

Experts say spending will increase this Valentine’s Day. The bad news? It won’t mean higher profits for retailers.

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Study: Teens and tweens shop differently


by Penelope Miller

According to one study, teens and tweens shop differently – and retailers can use that information to increase sales.

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Retail sales rise for sixth month in a row


by Penelope Miller

Sales increased last month, marking the sixth consecutive month of higher sales. Could this mark the end of the spending freeze the recession started?

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Did holiday spending help retail rebound?


by Penelope Miller

Customers came out in droves this holiday season – and retailers are reeling in the profits.

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