Tag Archives: Black Friday

Another challenge for retailers: Holiday shoppers increasingly motivated by discounts this year

by Dan Rafter Another holiday shopping season has come to an end. But how merry was it for retailers? Pretty merry, according to the latest figures from the National Retail Federation. The federation said that holiday shoppers spent more this … Continue reading

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A merry holiday season for retailers? JLL is predicting one

by Dan Rafter How active will holiday shoppers be this season? JLL has some good news for retailers: The company in its latest report predicts that holiday sales will grow this year by healthy 3.5 percent to 4 percent. The … Continue reading

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Expect shoppers to flock to the stores this Thanksgiving weekend

by Dan Rafter What are your plans for Thanksgiving? Planning on watching some football after wolfing down your turkey and pumpkin pie? Or are you going to get a jump on your holiday shopping? If you’re like a growing number … Continue reading

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Infographic: Smart phones, Web sites and brick-and-mortar to all play a role in consumers’ holiday shopping this season

By Dan Rafter How will consumers shop this holiday season? Blackhawk Network, a supplier of prepaid gift cards and payment tools, says that consumers will again flock to the online world to buy their gifts. Retailers, then, have to run … Continue reading

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Mobile payment expert: To thrive on Black Friday and beyond, retailers need to change the shopping experience

by Dan Rafter The online world is a real threat to brick-and-mortar retailers. Consider that the National Retail Foundation predicts that online shoppers are expected to spend $1.6 billion on Black Friday alone, and you can see what a big … Continue reading

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