Analysis: September Sales Bode Well For Holidays

September retail sales results hold positive prospects for the holiday season, according to Deborah Weinswig, CEO and founder of Coresight Research and Alex Fitzgerald, a principal in the consumer practice at Kearney, a global management consulting firm.

Coresight: Holiday Retail Sales To Advance 5%

As it evaluates gift-giving season, Coresight Research has estimated that total retail sales in the United States will increase by about 5% year over year during the holiday period, boosting total October through December sales to $1.1 trillion.

Coresight Previews 10.10 Shopping Festival

With participants including Kroger and Ulta, Coresight Research, in cooperation with Shopkick, a shopping rewards app, and Fashwire, a B2B and B2C global fashion marketplace, is launching a “shopping holiday” dubbed the 10.10 Shopping Festival on October 9 to 12, and including October 10, or 10.10.