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Black Friday and Small Business Saturday Spur Sales

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Americans spent more on Black Friday 2019 than ever before, according to new data from USA Today and financial technology firm Fiserv Inc. Both online and in-store sales grew over 2018 figures, according to the firm. Brick-and-mortar sales grew by …

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Retailers Prepare for 165M Thanksgiving Weekend Shoppers

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New research from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Prosper Insights & Analytics projects as many as 165.3 million people will shop during the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday weekend, traditionally one of the busiest retail periods each year. “The traditional Thanksgiving …

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Breaking Down Black Friday and Cyber Monday

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For many retailers, the busy shopping period after Thanksgiving seemed busier than usual, new data from The National Retail Federation (NRF) shows. The organization, which measures trends across all retail sectors, including hardware and home improvement, says nearly 165 million …

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Download a Free Holiday Marketing Toolkit

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The busy holiday shopping season is a great time to remind your customers that shopping local makes a positive difference in your community. The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) and Independent We Stand offer a free marketing toolkit for you to …

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A Brief History of Black Friday

Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. By Kate Klein, kklein@nrha.org Do you know Black Friday’s backstory? The shopping holiday’s name has been connected to retailing only in recent history, when the days after Thanksgiving became some of …

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