A new study from Bed Bath & Beyond dubbed “Enjoy the Present” suggests that consumers in the United States are ready to try new ways of celebrating the holidays.
Bed Bath & Beyond has introduced the Cozy Backyard Holiday collection, a furnishings and housewares array curated to help consumers “enjoy the present” with ideas for creating a winter wonderland at home, the company said.
Walmart is preparing for the holidays by leveraging new and existing technology in its supply chain network, using some of its current real estate differently by increasing its e-commerce fulfillment capabilities.
Imports likely saw their busiest “peak season” on record this summer and fall as retailers replenished inventories and stocked up for the holiday season, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
To kick off the holiday season, BJ’s Wholesale Club is revealing its Black Friday deals with savings starting earlier than ever on products including tech, TVs, toys, major appliances, kitchen appliances and home essentials.
In moves to increase and improve its labor force, Amazon promoted more than 35,000 operations employees in 2020, with 30,000 employees having taken advantage of its Career Choice program. The company is set to add more than 100,000 seasonal jobs as well.
The Future of Home report from The NPD Group looks ahead to 16% growth in small appliance sales and 13% growth in non-electric housewares for the 2020 holiday season, along with other ideas about how the end-of-year time frame will proceed.
Target is bringing back its Target Deal Days on October 13 and 14, the same dates as Amazon’s Prime Day. Target’s Deal Days will kick off a holiday season that will feature nearly 1 million more deals than last year, Black Friday pricing all November long and an extended price match guarantee.
Target is boosting its staffing plans for the holiday season, with a focus on keeping its consumers and team members safe and offering easy, convenient services.
After reviewing changing customer shopping behaviors and speaking with customers over the past six months, Walmart plans to address three key shopping trends expected for this unique holiday season: an increase in online shopping, evolving wish lists and the need for a fast, easy and safe shopping experience.
Imports rose to unexpected high levels this summer and may have hit a new record as the U.S. economy continues to reopen and retailers stock up for the holiday season, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.