Hardlines

12/21/2011 - 14:02

The Consumer Reports Holiday Poll released Wednesday found that a quarter of adults in the United States had yet to begin their holiday shopping as of Dec. 19, compared with 17% last year.

12/21/2011 - 12:00

Three in four (75%) surveyed retail associates and managers feel they provide a better in-store customer experience when equipped with the latest mobile technologies, according to Motorola Solutions’ annual Holiday Shopping Survey.

12/21/2011 - 11:32

Borders Group Inc. won court approval of the final details of its plans to dissolve, according to Bloomberg.

12/20/2011 - 13:28

True Value has named Blake Fohl as its new VP marketing and chief customer officer. In his new role, Fohl will lead brand strategy; segmentation; national, local and regional marketing; trade shows; and research and analytics.

12/20/2011 - 12:34

A new survey conducted this past weekend by Visa Inc. shows that 77% of consumers still need to buy holiday gifts this week.

12/20/2011 - 12:30

Macy's is partnering with Earthworks System LLC, a provider of 100% recycled PVC sheets for the plastic card industry and plastic card recycling programs, to provide its customers with a recyclable gift card program for the retailer’s customers.

12/20/2011 - 11:36

IBM on Monday released its Benchmark projection for online sales for the month of December, showing that online sales are expected to grow by 9.5% to 10% year-over-year.

12/19/2011 - 17:06

Following recent e-commerce trends released by comScore, online spending continues to grow at a consistent 15% rate.

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