Tag: Holiday Shopping

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  • Target Stores and Online Shopping order shipping

    Target Is Attempting To Dominate Online Holiday Sales, Here’s How

    While Target shoppers were preparing to enter stores on Thanksgiving day, thousands of workers at nearly 25% of its U.S.-based stores were attempting to leave. Those workers had packed up online orders that were placed through Target.com earlier in the day. The Minneapolis-based retailer enlisted small teams of workers to browse the store quickly to […]

  • Black Friday Sales

    Black Friday 2015 Off To A Weak Start

    Black Friday is finally here, but many shoppers seem to have stayed home. Shares of big American retailers like Wal-Mart, Best Buy, Macy’s and Target were trading down early Friday as weather and online alternatives kept people on the couches and in their beds instead of drawing them into the aisles with massive price cuts. […]

  • Gift Shopping for yourself 2015

    Shoppers Plan To ‘Self-Gift’ A Lot On Black Friday

    Worried that Santa may have put you on the naughty list this year? That might explain why more Americans are planning to self-gift this year. A survey by the National Retail Federation has found that nearly 60% of people are “self-gifting” this Holiday season. The study has found that the practice has become so popular […]

  • Drone Holiday Shopping Gift 2015

    Here’s The Hottest Tech Gift Of The Year

    Drones are hugely popular this year so it should come as no surprise that the hottest tech gadget for holiday shoppers is a gadget that flies. According to the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), drones rank as one of the top five most popular gift items among emerging technology products. It’s shaping up to be an […]

  • WalMart Cyber Monday

    Walmart’s Cyber Monday Starts On Sunday

    Walmart is starting its Cyber Monday deals on Sunday, November 29, at 8 p.m. ET. Walmart.com CEO Fernando Madeira also said the company’s “quadrupling the number of Cyber Monday specials.” As the name suggests, most internet companies start their Cyber Monday deals on the Monday following Black Friday. Walmart claims that Cyber Monday was started […]

  • Santa Claus at Wal-Mart Stores in 2015

    Wal-Mart Is Deploying A Santa Army To Take Down Amazon

    Wal-Mart is calling in the reinforcements this holiday shopping season and among those reinforcements is none-other than Santa Claus. In its newest attempt to draw customers away from the web and specifically Amazon.com, the retail giant is hiring Santa Claus helpers to work at its stores during some of the busiest shopping weekends of the […]

  • Holiday Shopping

    Americans Are Ready To Spend This Holiday Season

    A new survey suggests that Americans are more willing to open up their wallets than they have in the last few years. The survey from Accenture shows that 40% of U.S. consumers plan to spend more on holiday gifts this year compared to 2014. Last year holiday retail sales climbed 4% while just 25% of […]

  • Small Business Lending Is Up

    Small Businesses In U.S. Are Borrowing More: Paynet

    U.S. small businesses increased their borrowing in September, an index released on Monday showed. That borrowing is a good sign that companies are confident that U.S. consumer spending will increase heading into the holiday shopping season. The Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index increased to 140.4 in September, a sharpt increase from 135.6 reading in […]