Continued economic stimulus measures are needed, says one retail expert.
The National Retail Federation released a new survey.
The group applauded the policies set by Walmart and others.
But no one can say for sure.
'Previous downturns offer little guidance on what is likely to unfold over the next six to 12 months,' he says.
It will come gradually and vary by location.
'This is a market of haves and have-nots.'
Holiday retail sales are expected to grow 4%.
It's grown considerably in recent years.
It's expected to be a record year for spending.
That includes $4.7B for jewelry. (Press Release) WASHINGTON – U.S. consumers are expected to spend an average $143.56 on Valentine’s Day as 55 percent of the...
It’s ‘one of the biggest challenges to retailers of all sizes.’ (Press Release) WASHINGTON – Organized retail crime is continuing to grow, with 67 percent of...
Jewelry is on many consumers’ wish lists. With the holiday shopping season just around the corner, consumers say they will spend an average $967.13 this year,...
Jewelry store sales were part of the increase.
Consumers are “in the driver’s seat.” Retail industry sales are likely to grow between 3.7 and 4.2 percent this year over 2016, according to a new...
Consumers are being more frugal. U.S. consumers plan to spend $4.3 billion on jewelry for Valentine’s Day this year, according to the National Retail Federation and...
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