DreamWorks Animation has made its first official foray into the retail spacethis holiday season with the launch of DreamPlace.
Holiday shoppers took advantage of deep discounting and early sales causing a lift in retail spending in November.
Brick-and-mortars are alive and well, but for a number of different reasons.
Early holiday promotions, the continued growth of online shopping and an improving economy changed the way millions of people approached Black Friday.
Total online retail spending in November and December across desktops, smartphones and tablets will reach $61 billion, representing a 16 percent gain over last year, according to the ComScore 2014 holiday season forecast.
Americans are planning to do some big holiday shopping during the Thanksgiving weekend, according to NRF’s Thanksgiving Weekend Expectations survey.
Shoppers are taking their time in hopes of deeper discounts over the Thanksgiving weekend and late in the season, according to National Retail Federation.
Britain’s Toy Retailers Association released DreamToys 2014, its annual prediction of best-selling toys for the holidays.
More consumers plan to wait until Thanksgiving weekend to start their holiday shopping, and will go online to purchase gifts when they do according to the NPD Group.
Disney’s Frozen and Nickelodeon's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle characters will come to life this Halloween as some of the year's top costumes.
The average person celebrating Christmas, Kwanza and/or Hanukah this year will spend $804.42, up nearly 5 percent over last year’s actual $767.27.
Walmart has maintained its No. 1 spot on Interbrand's 2014 Best Retail Brands list, while four other brands saw major increases.
August retail sales increased 2.7 percent unadjusted year-over-year, according to the National Retail Federation.
Consumers will welcome the Easter Bunny with open arms this year with total spending on the holiday expected to reach $15.9 billion.
Looking back over the years provides insight into current technology trends for children.
Warmer spring weather spurred continued consumer spending this March, according to the National Retail Federation.
The National Retail Federation expects retail sales in November and December to increase 4.1 percent to $616.9 billion this year.
Hasbro and Mattel have both reported their results for the first quarter of 2014, and one toy company certainly faired better than the other.
While 2013 U.S. retail dollar sales of toys remained relatively flat compared to 2012, licensed toys experienced an increase of 3 percent to $5.3 billion.
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