Private label goods helped retailers' gross margins even during the economic downturn, according to a new report from Miami, Fla.-based RSR Research.
Home Furnishings Business News Staff
Consumer spending in January promises to be flat or up only slightly as a result of several factors that raise concern about economic recovery anytime soon, according to the findings of the latest Consumer Mind Reader survey by America's Research Group (ARG) and UBS.
For the holiday season-to-date, $24.8 billion has been spent online, showing a 4 percent increase versus the corresponding days last year, according to comScore (NASDAQ: SCOR), a company that measures e-commerce spending.
U.S. consumer sentiment improved in early December on signs of stabilization in the labor market and widespread holiday discounts, according to the Reuters/University of Michigan Survey of Consumers.
WithIt has added three digital marketing experts to the agenda for its upcoming technology symposium.
More than 77.4 percent of American consumers feel pressured from the debt this holiday season
Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) reported net sales of $5.4 billion for August, the four weeks ended Aug. 30, compared to net sales of $5.4 billion in the same four-week period last year.
Nationwide Marketing Group and AYR1.com have teamed to offer Nationwide members access to top-notch designed Internet solutions.
Costco Wholesale Corp. reported net sales of $5.41 billion for the month of July, the four weeks ended Aug. 2, a 5 percent decrease from $5.70 billion in the same four-week period last year.
Retail buying group Pro Group named contemporary furniture vendor BDI, Chantilly, Va., "Furniture Vendor of the Year" for furniture and accessories during the spring Pro Group meetings.