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Reporting on America's Attitudes and Behaviors
Reporting on America's Attitudes and Behaviors

holiday shopping

Enchanting Holiday Numbers

When people think about the magic of the holidays, it's more likely they're conjuring thoughts of twinkling lights and gingerbread houses than mobile optimization...

Modern Holiday Magic

There's an iconic scene in the classic holiday movie A Christmas Story where Ralphie and his brother go see Santa in a department store....

It’s the Holiday Season (Almost)

It's that scary time of year again. No, not Halloween. We're talking about pre-holiday, the anxiety-laced period that retailers and manufacturers have been prepping...

A Good Season Overall

Perhaps one of the most convoluted questions of the New Year is: how did retail do over the holidays?

All Eyes Ahead

It will be a few weeks before we know how things shook out for Holiday 2016. But industry experts already know what trends to...

Modern Shopping

It's the holidays and let's face it: discounts and promos are the biggest retail driver of the season. Sure, certain things like Hatchimals and...

Let the Holiday Shopping Begin

With the long-awaited U.S. presidential election finally past us, the nation's populace can decisively switch its focus from poll numbers, the Electoral College, and...

Looking Back

This past holiday season, the American consumer could have been called anything from finicky to punctually...

Holiday Post-Game

Now that holiday 2014 retail sales have been reported — and it looks like U.S. consumers...

Holiday Bustle

No sooner did Thanksgiving weekend end and media reports were declaring that not only was Black...

Heading into the Holidays

Now that Halloween is over, retailers can unabashedly break out the holiday music and winter decorations...

Hedging on the Holiday

This year’s Back-to-School shopping season was not as strong as expected, leading many in the apparel...