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Business Features

New Data Reveals U.S. Credit Card Habits, Financial Fitness

A newly released report by GigaPoints outlines U.S.-based credit card habits and emerging trends.

clock January 15, 2021Tracey Meyers

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Deloitte Sees Fewer Sales, But Higher Transaction Values This Holiday

The consulting firm also noted the ongoing strength of online sales.

clock December 23, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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WWD Survey Reveals Tighter Spending on Fashion Gifts This Year

From how they buy to what they buy, consumers are taking on holiday shopping with new priorities.

clock December 3, 2020Alexandra Pastore

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ICSC: Shoppers to Dole Out $470 Over Weekend Holiday

The survey also revealed that 85 percent of consumers planned to go shopping Thanksgiving weekend through to Cyber Monday.

clock November 24, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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With Holiday Shopping Season Under Way, the ‘Conscious Shopper’ Emerges

A Mastercard report showed that 75 percent of consumers plan to be “more mindful” of where they shop.

clock November 19, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Wounded by Pandemic, Online Luxury Faces Long Road to Recovery

ForwardPMX’s annual report unpacks the current and future state of the online luxury market.

clock November 18, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Business Features

Holiday Shopping Season Plagued With Consumer Concerns

Three recent reports show some improvement in consumer sentiment, but also the stark realities of the impact of the coronavirus.

clock November 17, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Good Deals Often Lead to Buyer’s Remorse, According to New Survey

Shopping report reveals Americans spent a combined $74 billion on sale items that they later regretted.

clock November 4, 2020Alexandra Pastore

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Business Features

Mobile Devices Seen as Essential in Reaching Holiday Shoppers

Listrak commissioned a consumer survey to reveal trends aimed at helping retailers and brands better navigate the holiday shopping season.

clock October 14, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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New Survey Data Quantifies Shifts in Purchase Priorities By U.S. Consumers

Unprecedented challenges are impacting the way Americans are saving and evolving spending habits.

clock September 18, 2020Alexandra Pastore


Marketing and Promotion

Top Ath-leisure Sites Rely on Paid Search to Drive Traffic

SimilarWeb crunched traffic data from March through July to rank the top-performing sites.

clock August 26, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Lackluster Retail Sales Have Analysts Fretting Over Holiday Outlook

Headwinds abound for the retail segment, which includes higher shipping costs and dried up stimulus funding.

clock August 17, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Business Features

EY’s Future Consumer Index Shows Global Consumers’ Continued Caution to Spend

Data suggests consumers’ increased interest in private label products and economic uncertainty could cause a significant pivot.

clock August 14, 2020Alexandra Pastore

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Business Features

Consumer Anxiety Continues as Pandemic Endures

Reports find consumers have adjusted future planning, perhaps permanently, due to COVID-19.

clock July 30, 2020Alexandra Pastore

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Business Features

Consumers and Retailers Agree Masks Are a Must

Despite retailers enforcing new safety precautions, First Insight finds consumers worry about shopping in-store.

clock July 30, 2020Alexandra Pastore

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