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More than 70 percent of Consumers Will Shop During Holiday Weekend; Cyber Monday to Grab Most Spending

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More than 7 in 10 (71 percent) holiday shoppers plan to head to the stores and online over the Thanksgiving weekend (Thanksgiving Thursday – Cyber Monday), according to a new survey from Deloitte. Holiday shoppers say they’ll spend an average of $420 between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday, and 88 percent expect to spend more or the same on the holiday season than ...

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The Cost of ’12 Days of Christmas’ Rises in 2018

Geese soar Gold lays an egg Costs jump 1.2% The PNC Christmas Price Index predicts True Loves will need to have more money on hand to fill the stockings on the mantle this holiday shopping season. To purchase the gifts included in the classic holiday song “The 12 Days of Christmas,” it will cost 1.2 percent more than it did ...

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USPS to Deliver Up To 15 Billion Pieces of Mail this Holiday Season

The U.S. Postal Service expects to deliver nearly 15 billion pieces of mail and 900 million packages, for a total of nearly 16 billion cheerful deliveries this holiday season – the period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. “The Postal Service is ready to deliver for the holiday season.  We have increased our operating capacity to include additional transportation and ...

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Amazon announces new HQ sites, Starbucks announces cuts, and Consumers Expect to Spend More on Gifts in 2018

Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) announced Tuesday that it will build two new Headquarters facilities in the United States amid record-high consumer confidence while Starbucks (SBUX) announces layoffs, Fox Business’ Charles Payne reports. Amazon chose New York City and the Washington, D.C. area, specifically Alexandria, Virginia, for its two new headquarters campuses placing them firmly in the nation’s financial and political centers. ...

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Consumers Plan to Spend More This Year on Holiday Gifts, Shop Online More

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U.S. Households Plan to Spend an Average of $627 this Season 37% to buy most of their gifts online With consumer confidence at an 18-year high, unemployment at record lows, and wages rising, U.S. households are approaching the holidays in good spirits, with intentions to spend about $627 on gifts this season, according to a survey by The Conference Board. This is ...

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Trump Effect: Holiday Retail Sales Up Double Digits

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2017 holiday retail sales totals are up 16 percent year-over-year (YOY) according to an industry data analysis firm and the number of transactions is up 19 percent. The company also reported sales results for Free Shipping Day, December 15, showing retail revenues grew by 16 percent and the number of consumer transactions increased by 14 percent compared to Free Shipping Day ...

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Cyber Monday Outperforms Black Friday by 68 Percent

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Holiday 2017 sales grew year-over-year (YOY) across the three-day period from Saturday to Cyber Monday, showing 23 percent revenue growth and 22 percent purchase growth. Cyber Monday itself outperformed Black Friday by 68 percent, and had year-over-year growth of 12 percent in both revenue and purchases. Mobile is a key driver of growth this holiday season, with mobile revenue up ...

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Shopping at Amazon.com for Christmas? We have a TON of promo codes to help you save!

Amazon.com has made a ton of promotional codes available that discount purchases made on the website. These deals go well into December. To get the discounts, just click on the appropriate link in the categories below and the promo code will automatically be applied to anything you put in your cart from that promotion. Apparel 15CROCROBE – 15% off Lacoste robes. ...

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Workers brazenly shop at work to secure great deals

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New survey results from RetailMeNot.com show that over63% of employed consumers who plan to shop this holiday season intend to shop at work during Cyber Monday. What’s more is that employees seem to be getting more bold about their shopping: More than 53% are willing to get caught shopping while on the clock. Shopping on the 9-to-5 Bosses beware. Employees are willing to go to great lengths ...

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American Shoppers Expect to Spend average of $500 this Holiday Season

This holiday season, the average shopper expects to shell out $500, and nearly eight out of 10 consumers (76 percent) admit to overspending on holiday purchases by an average of $263 in the past – according to TD Bank’s Merry Money Holiday Spending Survey. The survey found that 62 percent of consumers prefer getting gift cards as a holiday present, with 50 percent ...

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Thanksgiving, Black Friday Online Sales Up 23 Percent from 2016

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2017 sales grew across the three-day period from the Wednesday before Thanksgiving to Black Friday, showing 21 percent year-over-year (YOY) revenue growth and 11 percent purchase growth according to a Rakuten Marketing report. Average order value (AOV) over the same period was up slightly, with YOY growth of nine percent. Additionally, purchases were up 17 percent during the two weeks leading up ...

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U.S. Online Holiday Shopping Season Reaches Record $37.2 Billion for November-December Period

RESTON, Va., Jan. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — comScore (NASDAQ : SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today reported that retail e-commerce spending for the entire November – December 2011 holiday season reached $37.2 billion, marking a 15-percent increase versus last year and an all-time record for the season. Ten individual shopping days this season surpassed $1 billion in spending, led by Cyber Monday – which ranked ...

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