Retail

US Halloween retail spending will hit a record $9.1 billion this year, an 8.3% increase over last year’s previous record and a continued reversal of the flat to down trend seen from 2012 through 2015.
10/12/2017by Patricia Orsini
The retail sector will be responsible for more than a fifth of all digital ad spending in Germany this year, according to eMarketer's first-ever cross-industry ad spending forecast for the country.
10/4/2017by eMarketer Editors
The UK's largest industry sector for digital ad spending—retail—will drive overall digital ad spending gains through 2018, according to eMarketer's cross-industry ad spend forecast.
8/28/2017by eMarketer Editors
Asia-Pacific is home to the largest retail market worldwide, making up 40.7% of global retail sales in 2017, eMarketer estimates. More than half of those sales will come from consumer spending in China alone.
8/11/2017by eMarketer Editors
Plenty of US retailers and brands are looking overseas for growth. And plenty are finding unexpected obstacles and tripwires along with opportunity.
7/31/2017by Andria Cheng
A record 47% of US online consumers said they have made at least one online purchase from an international retailer this year, up from 43% in 2016, according to the UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper study, released Wednesday at the IRCE conference in Chicago.
6/7/2017by Andria Cheng
Known as the "Merchant Prince," the retail visionary hasn't been able to stem sales declines. West Elm exec James Brett will succeed him.
6/5/2017by Andria Cheng
In-store offerings like easy returns and better customer service make physical stores more appealing than online platforms for many shoppers.
5/30/2017by Monica Melton
Convenience-store sales have been rising for several years, excluding gas sales, and the product mix is changing.
5/19/2017by Andria Cheng
Known for its cheap chic image and hip celebrity fashion partnerships, Target now is working to re-establish "price credibility" on food and other essentials as consumers gravitate toward low-price offerings.
5/17/2017by Andria Cheng