Weeks before the Thanksgiving holiday and what traditionally was the start of the holiday shopping season, consumers have been out buying gifts. But for many, the annual trek to their favorite store or local mall has not yet begun.
Alibaba kicked off its 11.11 Global Shopping Festival on November 11 at midnight in China, and, in the first minute and eight seconds, gross merchandise volume (GMV) settled through the Alipay service reached $1 billion. In the festival’s first hour, Alipay GMV reached $12 billion.
Eureka Ergonomic is launching ergonomic gaming desk deals for the holiday season.
Full Circle has kicked off the #StartWithASponge marketing campaign. The new campaign is designed to encourage consumers to swap a plastic cleaning sponge for a natural cellulose cleaning sponge, which is plant-based and equally hard-working, the company said.
Ace Hardware is kicking off its first-ever Thanksgrilling events this year to help inspire consumers to make their Thanksgiving meal with unique recipes and grilling tips and tricks.
Kohl’s is looking to inspire gift givers with product newness and a range of deals this holiday season. The retailer said that its new marketing campaign, “New Gifts at Every Turn,” will recognize and reward the gift giver’s effort, excite customers with product newness and spotlight Kohl’s Cash.
As the holiday season draws near, NPD analyzed the anticipated holiday spending plans of each generation. And, it found, each generation’s holiday shopping plan looks different, according to insights from the 2019 Holiday Purchase Intentions Survey from The NPD Group.
Wüsthof is highlighting its new end-grain acacia chopping blocks for the holiday entertaining and gift-giving season.
Pillivuyt recently marked its 200th anniversary with a special edition dinnerware collection and has now brought the collection to the U.S. market.
Hudson’s Bay Company has completed the sale of Lord + Taylor to Le Tote, a leading fashion rental subscription service, for $75 million in cash and a secured promissory note for $25 million payable in cash after two years, subject to customary adjustments.
BJ’s Wholesale Club has revealed its Black Friday deals and doorbusters, including early access to Black Friday savings on a range of housewares.