To store traffic tracker Placer.ai, evaluating Costco’s holiday results requires looking back through the full year 2020. The tale has a stellar ending.
Foot traffic data from market research firm Placer.ai suggests that Walmart may be getting ready to reveal some good fourth quarter financial results.
After December strength made up for a shaky November, holiday retail sales for 2019 increased 4.1% versus the year-prior period to $730.2 billion, the National Retail Federation reported.
The NPD Group reported that holiday sales for key general merchandise categories it covers were up just 0.2% in 2019 versus 2018, according to weekly point-of-sales results, although critical housewares segments were strong.
The website Offers.com conducted a holiday survey of 1,500 consumers in the U.S. that determined the average shopper will spend $625 on seasonal gifts this year.
FlexShopper, a national online lease-to-own retailer and LTO payment solution provider, has announced record year-over-year lease origination growth in December 2017, with gross lease originations increasing 27.5% to 25,140 from the month last year.