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

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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....

Consumer Outlook Good (For Now)

While shoppers have been spending well over the holidays, analysts expect to see a slowdown in certain sectors of the economy come the New...

The Retail Holiday Season

No sooner did the Halloween costumes get thrown into the back of closets everywhere, and consumers were greeted with twinkling Main Street decorations, songs...

A Good Season Overall

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

Looking Back

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

For Your Sweetheart

Ahh, Valentine’s Day. The day when men feel pressured to do something nice for that special...

Holiday Post-Game

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

Heading into the Holidays

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

Widening Margins

Holiday 2013 proved consumers were all about the bargain, shopping heavily over Thanksgiving’s “Black Weekend,” and...

A Slow Finish

If December determines store sales for the year, retailers should be cautious heading into this final...

A Fight to The Finish

When critics were bemoaning the fact that retailers were ruining “family time” by opening up on...

Making The Connection

Retailers are increasingly investing in their mobile commerce platforms, be it an app or a mobile...