Amazon Prime has exceeded the 100 million member mark, according to a report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP).
Given a strong economy in the U.S. but one that has experienced some high-profile bankruptcies and global trade and economic tensions, consulting firm Deloitte, as part of its 2019 Retail Industry Outlook, is telling retailers they will need to make bold decisions to have a successful year.
Hayneedle.com has launched a promotional deal with East West Partners, a developer that is leading up a family-oriented, mountain-resort project in Snowmass Village, CO, which now includes a retail component.
In the fiscal third quarter ended December 1, Bed Bath & Beyond experienced erosion in earnings and comparable store sales as it remains focused on internal initiatives to build store and omnichannel capabilities.
More than one in six consumers said they will use their mobile phones to buy gifts during the holiday shopping season, according to the “Holiday Purchase Intentions Survey” from The NPD Group.
A.C. Moore Arts and Crafts has adopted e-commerce in an initiative that builds on a company-wide restructuring effort, with the online element meant to serve “a new generation of digitally empowered consumers,” company president Anthony Piperno told HomeWorldBusiness.com
Rakuten, an Internet shopping mall operator, and Walmart have officially opened the American retailer’s first e-commerce store in Japan.
Hammacher Schlemmer, store runner, catalog publisher and digital operator, is celebrating 170 years in business.
So, just what does tick off consumers shopping for the holidays?
Analysis from Checkout, an NPD Group receipt mining service, demonstrates that the average amount spent online per buyer on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday 2017 exceeded what was spent at brick-and-mortar stores on the same days by more than 20%, the market research firm stated.
According to eMarketer, Walmart will overtake Apple to become the third largest e-commerce retailer in the U.S. by the end of the year, with online sales growth outpacing even Amazon.com gains.