holidays

Macy’s reimagines its Thanksgiving Day Parade this holiday

Macy’s and the City of New York announced details of the reimagined plan for the safe production of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade celebratio ... more »

NRF offers optimism for the 2020 holiday sales

Consumer spending has recovered from the coronavirus pandemic more quickly than expected, but forecasting 2020 holiday sales is like assembling a jigs ... more »

NRF launches New Holiday Traditions campaign

By any measure, this holiday season will be unlike any other, and the National Retail Federation (NRF) is launching a nationwide consumer education c ... more »



Christmasworld receives positive signal with over 670 registrations

Despite coronavirus and the emergency situation world-wide, more than 670 exhibitors have decided to attend Christmasworld in Frankfurt am Main from  ... more »

The busiest mailing and shipping week of the holiday season is here

Get ready for the year's busiest mailing and shipping week, as more than 28 million packages will be delivered per day this week. Many consumers are i ... more »


Holiday shoppers plan to spend 4% more this year

Consumers say they will spend an average of $1,047.83 this holiday season, up 4% from the $1,007.24 they said they would spend last year, according to ... more »

November retail sales put holiday spending on track to meet NRF forecast

November retail sales were up 0.7 percent seasonally adjusted from October and increased 5 percent unadjusted year-over-year, completing the first hal ... more »

Average American will spend more than $1,000 on holiday shopping

Consumers say they will spend an average of $1,007.24 during the holiday season this year, up 4.1 percent from the $967.13 they said they would spend ... more »

Holiday spending expected to increase to $720 billion

The National Retail Federation announced that it expects holiday retail sales in November and December - excluding automobiles, gasoline and restauran ... more »

Holiday shopping survey may offer some surprises

Natural Insight, a leading provider of a cloud-based advanced retail execution and workforce management platform, today released the findings of its a ... more »

Ringing It In

How people celebrate the New Year and products that will be the life of the party After the hustle of the holidays every winter, there's one more c ... more »

Mother’s Day spending expected to reach $23.1 billion

Mother's Day spending is expected to total a near-record $23.1 billion this year, according to the annual survey released April 24 by the National Ret ... more »

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