Black Friday

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Business Features

Have Retailers Stretched Black Friday Too Thin?

Industry experts say the Thanksgiving shopping weekend will continue to see mass traffic, but fewer purchases.

clock November 15, 2019Alexandra Pastore


Beauty Features

Deciem to Close for Black Friday, but Will Discount Products All Month Long

“It no longer feels like we as a brand can stand for a day focused on hyper-consumerism.”

clock November 1, 2019Allison Collins

On Black Friday, Target offers its lowest prices of the season on items like TVs and electronics as shoppers shop, in Jersey City, N.JTarget Black Friday, Jersey City, USA - 23 Nov 2017

Human Resources

ON STAFF: Are Holiday Workers Low in Stock?

The U.S.’s tight labor market means retailers will have to lure potential employees with benefits and higher pay this holiday season.

clock October 7, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

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Marketing and Promotion

Digital Forum: Turning First-Time Shoppers Into Loyal Consumers

Hooking new customers is expensive. So companies are using data analytics to minimize their chances of getting ghosted.

clock September 26, 2019Kellie Ell

Amazon launches Personal Shopper by Prime Wardrobe, an online stylist service.


Amazon Takes On Stitch Fix With Launch of Personal Shopper

The new service, starting today, uses a mix of algorithms and human stylists to select wardrobe choices for members.

clock July 30, 2019Kellie Ell

Amazon's marketplace is inundated with choice, earning the "everything store" moniker.


Amazon’s Push in Fashion Helps It Grow

Yet, despite the continued growth, investors want more.

clock July 25, 2019Kellie Ell

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Amazon Breaks Records During Strong Holiday Shopping Season

The e-commerce company said it sold more products around the world this year than ever before.

clock December 26, 2018Kellie Ell

UPS Saturday delivery program.

Business Features

Is Online Shopping Better or Worse for the Environment?

Turns out there’s no one-size-fits-all answer.

clock December 17, 2018Kellie Ell

Vera Bradley in SoHo.


Vera Bradley to Shutter About 40 Stores in Next Two Years

Reduced clearance sales caused sales to drop and stores to close, but execs say new customers are willing to pay more.

clock December 12, 2018Kellie Ell

This, photo shows the Lululemon Athletica logo outside a store in Dedham, Mass. Lululemon Athletica Inc. reports earnings Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017Earns Lululemon Athletica, Dedham, USA - 05 Jun 2017


Lululemon Continues to Grow With International Shoppers and Men’s Wear

The ath-leisure company beat third-quarter earnings estimates on both top and bottom lines.

clock December 6, 2018Kellie Ell

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Cyber Weekend Data Debunks Consumer Confidence Dips

SAP Commerce Cloud compares Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping data and reveals consumer spending, and confidence, is still high.

clock November 29, 2018Kaley Roshitsh

A journalist looks at a computer screen with webpages arranged to show Cyber Monday deals by various online retailers, in New York. The physical rush of Black Friday and the armchair browsing of Cyber Monday are increasingly blending into one big holiday shopping event as more customers buy items online and pick them up at brick-and-mortar storesHoliday Shopping, New York, USA - 26 Nov 2018


It Wasn’t Just Americans Shopping the Sales

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are starting to catch on in other countries thanks to a big marketing push by global brands.

clock November 28, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

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Amazon Breaks Records for Black Friday to Cyber Monday Shopping Weekend

This year’s Cyber Monday, the day dedicated to online shopping, was the single biggest shopping day in the company’s history.

clock November 27, 2018Kellie Ell

Philipp Plein's Black Friday campaign.

Fashion Scoops

Philipp Plein Sparks Indignation Over Latest Ad

A backlash hit the brand after the unveiling of images promoting Black Friday sales through a woman with slashes and blood stains.

clock November 26, 2018Sandra Salibian

State Bags

Fashion Scoops

State Bags Explores Charitable Side of Black Friday

The company has rolled its Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday initiatives into a cohesive program to benefit The Osborne Association.

clock November 21, 2018Misty White Sidell

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