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U.S. holiday shoppers spend record $126 billion online: Adobe

15 Jan 2019

U.S. shoppers spent a record $126 billion on online shopping during the 2018 holiday season, taking advantage of early discounts on Amazon.com and other websites and with more people using smartphones to place their orders, Adobe Analytics said on Tuesday.

'We are down, but not out': Sears gets feisty on social media

08 Jan 2019

The clock may be fast running out on Sears Holdings Corp, but you wouldn't know it from the company's feisty posts on Twitter.

'We are down, but not out' - Sears gets feisty on social media

08 Jan 2019

The clock may be fast running out on Sears Holdings Corp , but you wouldn't know it from the company's feisty posts on Twitter.

'We are down, but not out': Sears gets feisty on social media

08 Jan 2019

Jan 8 The clock may be fast running out on Sears Holdings Corp, but you wouldn't know it from the company's feisty posts on Twitter.

Stitch Fix user growth to remain flat in holiday quarter; shares fall

11 Dec 2018

Online personal styling service Stitch Fix Inc on Monday said it did not expect to increase the number of its active subscribers in the holiday quarter, as customers focused on gift-buying rather than themselves, sending shares down 14 percent.

Birchbox eyes 'casual beauty customers' with Walgreens launch

07 Dec 2018

NEW YORK Online cosmetics retailer Birchbox made its debut inside several Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc stores across the United States on Thursday, one of many e-commerce companies expanding its physical presence to better connect with shoppers and drive sales.

Abercrombie & Fitch forecasts upbeat holiday quarter, shares soar

29 Nov 2018

U.S. teen apparel retailer Abercrombie & Fitch Co forecast same-store sales for the holiday quarter above analysts' estimates on Thursday, driven by strong sales at its Hollister and flagship stores, sending its shares soaring 24 percent in early trading.

Tiffany sales to Chinese tourists disappoint, shares fall sharply

28 Nov 2018

Tiffany & Co on Wednesday reported quarterly sales that missed estimates as Chinese tourists spent less than expected at the jeweler's stores in the United States and Hong Kong, a shortfall that sent the company's shares down as much 13 percent.

Opening on Thanksgiving hurts retailers more than it helps

27 Nov 2018

NEW YORK As store sales fall and purchases shift online over the Thanksgiving weekend, many U.S. retailers still open their doors on Thanksgiving itself, Thursday evening - to their detriment.

On Black Friday, more U.S. shoppers chose the computer over the mall

25 Nov 2018

NEW YORK The Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday kickoff of the U.S. holiday shopping season showed the increasing preference for online purchases, as more Americans opted to stay home and use their smartphones while sales and traffic at brick-and-mortar stores declined. | Video

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