Forecasts and Analysis

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Forecasts and Analysis

NPD: 15 Percent of Consumers Plan to Spend More on Holiday Shopping Versus a Year Ago

While the majority of consumers plan to keep their holiday spending at the same level as a year ago, a higher percentage plan to spend more this year.

Unilever Rinse. Recycle. Reimagine.

Unilever, Inditex, H&M, L’Oréal Rank High in Supply Chain Study

Inditex and H&M ranked second and third, behind Unilever.

Mobile Commerce Continues Rapid Growth

Shopping on a mobile phone or tablet will dominate in the next few years. Despite this trend, many shopping categories have yet to capitalize on this growth.

Muslim Travelers Spent $36 Billion Shopping in 2014

A new study by Mastercard and CrescentRating found that Dubai, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore were top destinations.

Matthew Berglass, Kara Council, and Johanna Murphy

C-Suite Leaders Must Be Focused on the Customer

To be successful, executives need digital and business skills.

Jason Korosec

MasterCard Execs Urge Shift to Consumer-Centric Model

When it comes to analyzing big data generated at retail, one emerging trend is abundantly evident: the customer experience has evolved.

Weighing Business Impact of Europe’s Immigration Crisis

Experts believe the crisis will have little impact on consumer behavior in the short-term, but might if it continues for some time.

Apple iPhone

Apple iPhone is Big Business

The company's real breadwinner remains its iPhone, which garnered about 70 percent of the company's fourth-quarter sales last year.

China Survey Cites Healthy Appetite for Designer Handbags

RBC Capital Markets upgraded Hermès International based on high purchasing proclivities, low price resistance.