Mother’s Day, one of the biggest retail holidays of the year, is just around the corner. A total 86 percent of Americans celebrate Mother’s Day and spend an average of $180 per person. Last year, shoppers spent more than $23 billion on well-deserving moms, according to the National Retail Federation. What Shoppers are Buying for […]
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It may be only January, but retailers across the country already have Halloween on the brain. The biggest Halloween event in retail is happening January 25th – 27th in New Orleans. At this trade show by Clarion UX, retailers can find the biggest trends and best deals in costumes, merchandise, and spooky setups. Plus, retailers […]
165 million consumers shopped the five-day period between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday according to the National Retail Federation who is calling the last five days a “very strong weekend.” The average shopper spent $313.29 on gifts and other holiday related items. Older Millennials and Gen Xers, 35 – 44 were the highest spenders, with an […]
Store stocked with merchandise? Check. Hired all the staff you need for the holiday rush? Check. Sent out holiday email blasts so your customers know about deals you are offering? Check. By now, you should be fully prepared for the holiday rush and just waiting for the arrival of your eager customers to buy gifts […]
Declan Kennedy, CEO at StitcherAds For retailers, the holiday season is one of the most critical times of the year. A recent study by Deloitte shows that this year’s holiday sales could grow by 5.6% to more than $1.1 trillion. While the holiday season is an opportune time for retailers to drive revenue, many find […]
Whether last minute holiday gifts, impulse buys, or thoughtful purchases, your customers are going to be seeking out cozy and beautiful items in the upcoming winter months. Here are some of our favorite picks for winter gift items. Hello Mello Loungewear from DM Merchandising These super-soft loungewear products come in a variety of neutral colors […]
We sat down with local retailer Kim Ramsey of The Toy Room for her tips and tricks on holiday selling. How can indie retailers stand out this holiday season? “Keep doing what indie retailers do best: offer the best service. Hands-on customer service is something you really don’t get at a box store. We […]
There are a lot of considerations that go into crafting the perfect holiday spirit, and likewise, the perfect shopping experience. Shoppers engage with your brand through all of their senses, so it is important to utilize every opportunity to create a lasting impression.
Consumer confidence translates to heavier holiday spending. This Father’s Day confidence and projected spending are at near-record highs of $15.3 billion, according to the National Retail Federation. According to the annual study, “a total of 77 percent of Americans will celebrate Father’s Day and spend an average of $133 per person.” This expected spending is […]
Back to school shopping is the second biggest spending occasion, after the winter holidays. Each year, back to school and back to college shoppers spend roughly $80 billion.