Holiday and Seasonal Shopping
As we coast into October, the holiday season is just on the horizon. What changes in shopping behavior can retailers expect this year?
What does someone who already owns a voice-enabled smart speaker want this holiday season? Another smart speaker, of course.
The proposed new tariffs on Chinese imports haven't been enacted yet, though Friday President Donald Trump threatened such a tax at "short notice." Larger retailers might not feel the effects immediately since many manufacturers have likely stocked up in anticipation, but smaller retailers unable to warehouse extra inventory could feel the squeeze sooner.
For many back-to-school shoppers, finding quality items is important, as is spending as little time as possible in the store. But nothing beats a good deal.
eMarketer expects US ecommerce sales to increase 15.4% during this year's back-to-school shopping period, while overall spending will rise 3.5%.
A recent survey by Citi Retail Services (CRS) found parents will spend an average of $322 per child while back-to-school shopping this year. But that total climbs if their kid tags along.
A longer selling period and added competition from Amazon have caused US retailers to rethink how they market the back-to-school shopping season, a new survey finds.
A recent Deloitte survey found that parents who start their back-to-school shopping in June and July spend considerably more than those who wait until closer to summer’s end.
Armed with a lengthy list of needed school supplies, US mothers are upping their omnichannel approach for the back-to-school season, according to a new survey.
Digital cash gifting in China is going online, offline and everywhere in between this Lunar New Year.