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That whooshing sound? Yep, it’s 2011 rushing past us. Of course, retailers have spent months getting ready for the impending holiday season, which now requires deft management not only across stores and websites, but also myriad mobile devices and social media outlets (a heads up here – I’ll be posting more on retailer preparations and [...]

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Come June 19, fully three-quarters of Americans plan to celebrate the dad in their life.  That’s according to brand new results from the BIGresearch Consumer Intentions & Actions Survey conducted earlier this month for NRF.  Shop.org members can download the full results and see the press release for further details. While this figure is slightly [...]

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Christmas Day is just around the corner but what happens after the big day comes and goes? Holiday gift returns, that’s what. A recent NRF study (conducted with partner BIGresearch) indicates that six out of ten holiday shoppers are including gift receipts with the presents they’re giving this year, so recipients can return or exchange [...]

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As someone who does the vast majority of my shopping online, I’m acutely aware of impending holiday shipping deadlines and at this late stage in the game, I’m hoping online gift registries and wish lists will come to my rescue. Gift registries are hardly a new concept in retail. On the one hand, they’re a [...]

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What a start to the holiday shopping season for retailers! According to reports (and on target with NRF’s predictions), Black Friday weekend saw strong increases with many online retail companies experiencing record-breaking sales. eBags, the largest online retailer of handbags, backpacks and luggage, also saw a sales explosion Black Friday weekend continuing into Cyber Monday. [...]

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