The spring season proved to be a bit of a zero-sum game at retail, with holiday-related spikes in shopping followed immediately by sales and traffic declines.
In a study incorporating traffic and sales trends for Easter, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day and Father’s Day, RetailNext, the San Jose-based company that monitors traffic and sales activity at brick-and-mortar stores, found pickups in traffic followed by drops in the subsequent week.
"I was driving back on Saturday afternoon from the beach, and I just saw this sign saying 'Skydiving for $95.' And I was like, I can't not sky dive for $95," says Tom Bateman about a moment in Hawaii while shooting "Snatched." #wwdeye (📷: @vsteves; Interview by @ktauer; Styled by @thealexbadia)