A recent report by ContentSquare illustrated the state of the market for this year’s back-to-school season — here’s what the findings might mean for holiday.
Maribeth Ross, senior vice president of marketing at Monetate discusses the future of the functionality.
After three years on the rise, total sales for the romantic holiday are expected to drop by more than $1 billion.
Procrastinators and a late Hanukkah fueled better mall traffic in the past several days.
Strong post-Christmas turnout at stores and consumer confidence levels are elevating expectations for fourth-quarter sales.
Levi’s jeans, a Fossil wallet and a Kate Spade bag were the fashion winners, while the Amazon Echo won overall on Amazon.com this holiday.
Hard goods outshined fashion in a holiday season that came on strong late.
It’s been a season for hard goods, which have outperformed apparel sales.
UPS also said its National Returns Day will be on Jan. 5.
Expect intense discounting this week as retailers seek more share-of-wallet from last-minute shoppers.
The seasonal weather forecast for the East Coast this coming week compared to last year’s unusually warm weather “bodes well” for the last shopping week before the holiday.