thanksgiving

Retail
Wayfair Savors Thanksgiving Weekend Sales

From Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday, Wayfair’s direct retail gross sales, defined as dollars of order intake, increased 52% versus the 2015 holiday, the company reported, while total overall gross sales advanced 46% in the period year over year.

Retail
NRF: 137M Consumers Plan To Shop Thanksgiving Weekend

With the election behind them, consumers seem to be eager to see the deals retailers will offer for the biggest shopping weekend of the year, with 59% of Americans— an estimated 137.4 million people— planning to or considering shopping during Thanksgiving weekend, according to the annual survey released by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics.

Retail
Walmart Sets Cyber Week Initiatives

After almost tripling its online product assortment this year from eight million to more than 23 million items, Walmart is offering its largest Cyber Week assortment to date and kicking off the promotional period the day after Thanksgiving with online specials.

Retail
RetailNext: Election Not A Huge Holiday Deal

The presidential election shouldn’t have a major impact on holiday shopping, according to a survey by RetailNext, although a significant proportion of consumers contend they will spend less depending on which candidate becomes president.