Black Friday

Cyber Monday set a new record this year.

Retail

Cyber Monday Sets Online Sales Record

Mobile shopping throughout the holiday shopping weekend, and major promotions, were trends this year.

clock November 29, 2016Maghan McDowell

Holiday shoppers in London

Retail

Online Sales Falls Short of Expectations During Britain’s Black Friday Weekend

Britain’s Black Friday weekend saw footfall on the high street rise, although online shopping proved to be a disappointment.

clock November 28, 2016Lorelei Marfil

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Financial

IBM Predicts Double-Digit Growth for Cyber Monday Sales

Global brands offered Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals to secure major gains.

clock November 28, 2016Elizabeth Doupnik

The scene on Black Friday.

Retail

Black Friday Gives a Jump-start to Cyber Monday

While e-commerce has traditionally been a focus on the Monday after Thanksgiving, mobile shoppers are jumping on cyber deals earlier.

clock November 27, 2016Maghan McDowell

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Technology

Mobile Gaining Share in Black Friday Cyber Rush

Going into the holiday shopping weekend, Amazon, Adobe and Wal-Mart are seeing big mobile gains.

clock November 25, 2016Maghan McDowell

Asos

Fashion Scoops

GMB Union Offers Whistleblowing Helpline for Asos Workers

Workers are urged to call with complaints about Black Friday working conditions.

clock November 25, 2016Lorelei Marfil

Italy is expecting a Black Friday boon thanks to vigorous online sales.

Fashion Scoops

Italy Foresees Black Friday Boon

Italian luxury destination Luisa Via Roma and American Express reveal forecasts and initiatives about this shopping weekend.

clock November 24, 2016Sandra Salibian

Tommy Bahama Maritime

Fragrance

Tommy Bahama to Launch Maritime Fragrance

The new aquatic-inspired fragrance will be launched on Black Friday.

clock November 22, 2016Layla Ilchi

Social media ad spending continues to grow.

Business Features

Tinder Use Expected to Jump This Holiday Weekend

Last year, the dating app saw a 23 percent rise in matches during Thanksgiving weekend.

clock November 22, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Holiday shopping outside Saks Fifth Avenue, NYC.

Business Features

Think Tank: Five Inventory Tactics to Boost Sales This Holiday Season

Ronen Lazar is the cofounder and chief executive officer of Inturn, a global B2B online software platform.

clock November 21, 2016Ronen Lazar

Holiday Shopping Season Gets Underway On "Black Friday"

Retail

Foursquare Predicts 3.5% Drop in Black Friday Foot Traffic — An Improvement

Foursquare is a location intelligence and consumer app provider.

clock November 17, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Mark Zuckerberg Facebook

Technology

Facebook’s Holiday Shopping Insights

Facebook IQ analyzed Facebook and Instagram data from the 2015 holiday season for shopping insights.

clock July 19, 2016Maghan McDowell

Black Friday shoppers in New York City

Retail

Holiday 2015 Trends

The main lessons from this year’s holiday at retail.

clock December 27, 2015David Moin

Retail

Peak Spending Hours This Year: Thanksgiving at 6 p.m. and Black Friday at Noon, NPD Finds

Consumers opted to take advantage of big holiday deals on just one of the big retail days this year, rather than heading out to stores on both Thanksgiving and Black Friday.

clock December 10, 2015Lisa Lockwood

Shoppers

Financial

Black Friday Confessions From Retailers

Retailers discuss Black Friday trends during third-quarter conference calls.

clock December 7, 2015Debra Borchardt

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Industry Heavyweights Receive Green Carpet Fashion Awards

clock 5hLuisa Zargani

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