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Verizon revenue drops as pandemic slows phone shopping

Verizon, which temporarily closed its retail stores as the coronavirus pandemic spread across the U.S., said its device-upgrade rate fell to 3.7% from 4.3% a year earlier......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 24th, 2020

Doomsday predictions about the end of Black Friday are now reality, as the pandemic threatens the most important shopping day of the year

Retailers are preparing for one of the most challenging holiday shopping periods on record, experts say. Not only will they have a global pandemic to contend with but also a recession that will be d.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 21st, 2020

Taiwan handset sales weak in March

Handset shipments in Taiwan slipped 15% sequentially and 10% on year to 426,000 units in March 2020, affected by the coronavirus pandemic, according to data compiled by local retail channels......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesApr 22nd, 2020

The 22 best Singles" Day sales going on right now

Brooklinen Singles' Day, which takes place on November 11, is a retail holiday created by Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba.  Last year, the single shopping event generated more than $30.8 billion in sales in one day.  Not many online .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 10th, 2019

Will Holiday Retail Sales Really Be That Good?

The 2019 U.S. holiday shopping season is forecast to see year-over-year growth ranging from less than 4% to more than 5%......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstOct 4th, 2019

7 Ways To Spend Less And Enjoy Life More For The Holidays

The National Retail Federation predicts robust holiday spending this year, with overall sales for 2018 up 3.8 to 4.4 percent over 2017, when shoppers averaged close to $.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkSep 7th, 2018

Holiday Season Sales to Rise More Than 4%

The National Retail Federation said Wednesday that it expects holiday season shopping to rise by 4.3% to 4.8% over 2017 spending. That's higher than the five-year average, but less than last year's........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstOct 3rd, 2018

Timmy wants a TV: Holiday shopping goes high tech and high risk

Are you planning to score a big deal on big tech this holiday season? If so, you’re not alone. This year Deloitte expects retail holiday sales to increase 5 percent over the 2017 shopping season — reaching at least $1.1 trillion from November.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 15th, 2018

These retailers will attract the most shoppers during the holidays

The holiday shopping season is the most important time of year for much of the country's retail industry, but some companies are more likely to draw hordes of customers than others. Unsurprisingly, Seattle-based Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) is e.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 22nd, 2018

Online retail sales on Thanksgiving day jump 28% from last year

Thanksgiving day was a big shopping holiday, with Adobe data showing online sales grew more than 28% from last year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 24th, 2018

Holiday shopping sees year-over-year growth in e-commerce, retail: First Data CEO

A brand new product is refuting reports of the death of brick-and-mortars stores, suggesting the data may be greatly exaggerated......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 27th, 2018

November Retail Spending Growth Tops Expectations

U.S. retail sales rose slightly month over month in November and by more than 4% year over year as the holiday shopping season hit full stride......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstDec 14th, 2018

Retail Sales Fall the Most in Nearly 10 Years, Curbing Economic Optimism

The Dow tumbled over 100 points. Maybe last year’s holiday wasn’t quite as good as it seemed. U.S. retail sales in December were down 1.2%, the biggest decline since September of 2009. The tumble shocked economist.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 14th, 2019

Home-shopping channel QVC to offer $500 million of 8-year bonds

Home-shopping channel QVC said Wednesday it is planning to offer $500 million of senior secured notes that mature in 2028, joining the many companies issuing debt at record levels during the pandemic. Proceeds will be used to repurc.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 12th, 2020

Ohio"s tax-free holiday for school shopping takes place Aug. 7-9

School might look different this year, but back-to-school shopping remains on the agenda for most families – and this weekend they can save some money on taxes for those purchases. Ohio’s annual tax-free weekend began at midnight Friday.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 8th, 2020

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust endures an extended intermission

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is finding new ways to offer its thousands of events put on every year amid the pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 6th, 2020

Back-to-school tax "holiday" breaks on computers

Retailers reeling from the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic hope Floridians will indulge in a chance to save some money this weekend as students prepare for the new school year, whether it be in traditional classrooms or online. Th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 4th, 2020

Back-to-school spending vital for retailers, but COVID-19 has families holding back. ‘People just don’t know what they need.’

The pandemic has now dragged into the new school year, wreaking havoc on reopening plans. That has extended to the back-to-school shopping season, the second most important.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneAug 4th, 2020

I usually redeem credit card rewards for online purchases, but this year I"m saving up my cash back to help with holiday shopping

  This page includes information about the Discover it® Cash Back which is currently not available on.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 31st, 2020

Longpoint acquires Fresco y Más-anchored retail center for $12M

This is one of the few shopping centers in South Florida to trade during the Covid-19 pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 31st, 2020