Tag: holiday season

Smaller crowds, same great deals: Black Friday moving online

Black Friday madness

For holiday shoppers, Black Friday is either the best day of the year because of the incredible deals or the worst day of the year because of the crowds. This holiday season, retailers are solving this problem by putting the majority of their deals online and closing many physical store locations.   Popular holiday shopping… Read More

Blue Christmas: Will retailers have a cheerful holiday season?

holiday shopping

The holiday season is the most lucrative time of the year for the retail industry, but sales growth is predicted to falter in 2015. Many sources, including the National Retail Federation, analytics firm RetailNext, market research firm NPD, and consulting firm AlixPartners, believe year over year holiday sales growth will shrink in comparison to 2014.… Read More