Black Friday, Cyber Monday… these terms are becoming increasingly outdated as retailers shift strategies to mirror customer habits.
The National Retail Federation is projecting that U.S. retail sales will increase 3.1 percent this year, higher than the 10-year average of 2.7 percent (excluding automobiles, gas stations and restaurants).
The National Retail Federation is predicting that consumers who celebrate Valentine’s Day will spent slightly more than they did in previous years.
The National Retail Federation says that those celebrating the big game will spend slightly more than they did last year.
Etsy has launched its first brick and mortar shop at Macy’s Herald Square in New York City.
Sports e-retailer Fanatics has acquired Kitbag, a U.K.-based sports e-commerce company and wholly owned subsidiary of Findel for an undisclosed amount.
Kids are devoting roughly the same amount of time to both traditional and technology-based toys and activities, according to the NPD Group’s Kids Share of Time and Wallet report.
Shoppers spent more month both online and offline during the 2015 holiday season than in 2014, according to the NPD Group's holiday wrap-up report.
The National Retail Federation has released its 19th annual Top 250 Global Powers of Retailing report providing a look at the world’ largest retailers and e-retailers.
Development of virtual reality gaming content has more than doubled among in the past year, according to the Game Developers Conference's State of the Industry survey.
U.S. toy sales increased by 6.7 percent and generated $19.4 billion in 2015, marking one of the strongest performances the industry has seen in years.
Crayola has teamed with Bloomingdale’s for the new I Am Color campaign that includes fashion collaborations, window displays and in-store events.
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia has released a new line of natural dog treats exclusively at PetSmart, inspired by the biscuits Stewart makes for her own dogs.
Office supply retailer Staples is teaming up with the ABC’s “Shark Tank” to offer products from the business-themed reality TV series in its stores and online.
Teen retailer dELiA*s, which filed for bankruptcy in December, will re-launch exclusively online this August under new ownership led by Steve Russo of licensee FAB NY.
Blueprint, the brand consultancy division of global brand extension agency Beanstalk, has debuted the new Brand Extension Indicator.
This year Target is tapping into the power of social media for its back-to-school marketing campaign, which will feature a number of digital celebrities.
Off-price apparel and homewares retailer TJX Companies acquired the Australia off-price women's wear chain Trade Secret for AUD $80 million.
Skechers USA is transitioning its business in Latin America from a third-party distributor to a wholly owned subsidiary that will allow the footwear brand to grow its operations.
Disney Store is gearing up for Force Friday on Sept. 4, the global release date for product from the upcoming film Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
2014 One to Watch finalist Ice by Numbers has signed a major retail deal with Hobby Lobby to bring its line to more than 600 stores across the U.S.
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