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Holiday Returns Will Cost Retailers More This Year

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Despite an increase in holiday spending, retailers are facing a financial crunch with an increase in holiday returns that will cost them more money. Holiday spending between Nov. 1 and Dec. 24 was up 8.5 percent in 2021, according to …

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All Wrapped Up: Products Customers Need for Gift-Giving

Christmas Gifts

‘Tis the season for shopping and the season for wrapping. Along with stocking holiday gifts for your customers, become a one-stop shop by stocking everything they need to wrap up those gifts. Start with a selection of wrapping paper, including …

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3 Shopping Trends Customers Expect This Holiday Season

shopping trends

The holidays are just around the corner but many consumers have already started checking off their holiday shopping lists. U.S. News & World Report shared three shopping trends consumers can expect as they purchase gifts, decor and more for their …

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Download the Small Business Rising Holiday Toolkit

holiday toolkit

Update: Small Business Rising has updated their toolkit to last through the 2021 holiday season. Download it here. Kick off Small Business Saturday with the Small Business Rising Holiday Toolkit. Small Business Rising developed these materials for business owners and …

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Consumers Want to Shop Locally This Holiday Shopping Season

holiday shopping season

As we head into the holiday shopping season, Vericast, a marketing solutions company, found that consumers want to shop early and shop local. Because of anticipated shipping delays, 55 percent of respondents said they will shop in person instead of …

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Black Friday Predicted as Busiest Shopping Day for 2021

Black Friday

Sensormatic Solutions, a global retail solutions portfolio of Johnson Controls, predicts that Black Friday, taking place Nov. 26, will be the busiest shopping day in the U.S. for 2021. The prediction comes from retail traffic data analytics within the company’s …

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Charting 2020’s Biggest Holiday Sales Trends

Springboard

Research firm CBRE recently issued its outlook for the 2020 holiday shopping season. Featuring insight on the U.S. economy, new shopper habits and global insights, the data is a clear guide to the trends home improvement retailers should be on …

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Breaking Down Black Friday and Cyber Monday

black friday

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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