Retail

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
JC Penney's results capped a week of bad news for department stores, but latest US sales data highlights gains in many sectors.
5/12/2017by Andria Cheng
Sears Holdings' CEO made headlines in an unusual interview with the Chicago Tribune. Here are some of the retail company's key measures, drawn from eMarketer's Retail and Ecommerce database.
5/10/2017by eMarketer Editors
Unit sales of consumer packaged goods declined in the first quarter, and more than half of millennials say they are making sacrifices to make ends meet.
5/10/2017by Andria Cheng
In the final segment of our conversation about the future of retail, eMarketer's Yory Wurmser and Nico Pitsis highlight some of the innovations on the current market that are likely to shape next wave of change in commerce. Who will be the key players in the future and why?
5/10/2017by eMarketer Editors
In part two of the conversation about the wave of change transforming the retail industry, eMarketer's Yory Wurmser and Nico Pitsis consider the impact of Amazon—how it has affected retail up to now, and how it it will affect retail going forward.
5/9/2017by eMarketer Editors