Retailers employ all manner of promotional tactics to drive holiday sales and this year Big Lots has even created a new national occasion to serve as the basis of a promotion.
Department store retailer Belk has enlisted a hot male model to serve as a non-traditional Santa Claus at the center of a multifaceted digital initiative.
The dishes from Thanksgiving dinner will barely be dry when Best Buy stores open at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 28, to treat shoppers to an early wave of doorbuster deals.
Customers at Target are being given expanded opportunities to engage with the retailer this holiday season thanks to extended hours and early access to promotional offers.
Stride has developed a new app called RiteFit that allows an iPad to be used as a device to accurately determine a child’s shoe size.
For the second year in a row, Sports Authority said most of its stores would open at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving Day.
Teen specialty retailer Rue21 has launched a new juniors plus size division called Rue+ the company said its customers have been asking for.
The Walmart Foundation increased to $10 million its investment in an educational program on track to provide training to 60,000 women in 150 factories.
At a time when physical books are becoming an alien concept for younger consumer, Barnes & Noble has introduced a new ad campaign that positions books as, “a gift like no other.”
The Joseph Abboud brand has launched an exclusive new collection at JosephAbbound.com and in early 2015 the brand plans to open its first physical store thanks to parent company Men’s Wearhouse.