2017 Holiday Retail Sales Show Impressive Jump

2017 Holiday Retail Sales Show Impressive Jump

Every December is busy for the retail sector in the United States, but this one was especially so. According to the latest “Mastercard SpendingPulse” report, holiday retail sales increased by 4.9 percent from last year’s holiday season. Online...
Black Friday Blitz Still Going Strong

Black Friday Blitz Still Going Strong

Black Friday sales were still going strong this year, with a bit of a twist: some major retailers, including Walmart, Target, and Macy’s, actually opened on Thanksgiving itself, allowing shoppers to jump-start their holiday shopping. At Macy’s flagship...
These Stores Are Closing Their Doors on Thanksgiving

These Stores Are Closing Their Doors on Thanksgiving

In recent years, a frustrating trend has developed: “Black Friday” deal times have gotten earlier and earlier. “Early Bird” no longer means arriving at a store at 6 A.M. or 8 A.M. the day after Thanksgiving. It no longer means lining up at midnight or two o’ clock in...
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