Content about Thanksgiving

November 25, 2014

When Macy's kicks off the holiday shopping season with its traditional parade on Thanksgiving Day, the retailer will also be deploying social media to complement its holiday push.

November 24, 2014

Black Friday is known for great deals, but a new study shows that consumers may want to add one more item to their holiday shopping carts.  

November 24, 2014

Younger shoppers make up the demographic group most likely to visit physical stores Thanksgiving weekend, but retailers had better be ready to offer the digital natives an ominchannel experience, according to new research from a leading retail trade group.

November 24, 2014

Younger shoppers make up the demographic group most likely to visit physical stores Thanksgiving weekend, but retailers had better be ready to offer the digital natives an ominchannel experience, according to new research from a leading retail trade group.

November 20, 2014

Walmart customers shopping for a traditional Thanksgiving meal can plan a 10-person dinner for $32.64, or 34 percent less than average, according to the nation’s largest farm group.

November 20, 2014

Walmart customers shopping for a traditional Thanksgiving meal can plan a 10-person dinner for $32.64, or 34 percent less than average, according to the nation’s largest farm group.

November 19, 2014

Zappos.com says it will celebrate Thanksgiving and Black Friday weekend by donating 10 meals per order placed on Zappos.com in partnership with Feeding America, the leading domestic hunger-relief charity. 

November 19, 2014

Zappos.com says it will celebrate Thanksgiving and Black Friday weekend by donating 10 meals per order placed on Zappos.com in partnership with Feeding America, the leading domestic hunger-relief charity. 

November 18, 2014

For many shoppers, it’s that time of year to skip the holiday meal, devise a shopping strategy and get in line, right? Well, not if you are a Toys”R”Us Rewards member. The company is now among the growing ranks of retailers looking to create an aura of exclusivity with shoppers by promoting early access to the hottest holiday prices. 

November 14, 2014

Perhaps the most aggressive traffic and sales generating promotional effort this Black Friday comes courtesy of Old Navy.

November 14, 2014

Perhaps the most aggressive traffic and sales generating promotional effort this Black Friday comes courtesy of Old Navy.

November 14, 2014

HHgregg CEO Dennis May said the retailer is approaching Black Friday differently this year, including opening its stores earlier than Best Buy on Thanksgiving Day and offering 40% storewide discounts.

November 14, 2014

HHgregg CEO Dennis May said the retailer is approaching Black Friday differently this year, including opening its stores earlier than Best Buy on Thanksgiving Day and offering 40% storewide discounts.

November 12, 2014

Walmart continues to expand its view of Black Friday and is encouraging shoppers’ to do the same by rethinking the practice of waiting in line on Black Friday to secure limited quantities of merchandise.

November 12, 2014

Regional discounter Shopko is employing an unconventional strategy concerning Thanksgiving store hours.

November 12, 2014

Regional discounter Shopko is employing an unconventional strategy concerning Thanksgiving store hours.

November 11, 2014

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.

November 11, 2014

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.

November 10, 2014

For the second year in a row, Sports Authority said most of its stores would open at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving Day.

November 10, 2014

For the second year in a row, Sports Authority said most of its stores would open at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving Day.

November 7, 2014

Toys "R" Us Inc. on Friday announced an array of holiday marketing initiatives along with the news that its stores  will open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day Thursday, Nov. 27, the same time as 2013, and will remain open through 11 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 28, offering doorbusters and deals.

November 6, 2014

Sam’s Club has joined the ranks of other retailers this holiday season with a pre-Black Friday-themed promotion occurring mid-month.

November 6, 2014

IBM is forecasting a record holiday season heavily influenced by digital sales.  IBM research based on digital analytics predicts a total online sales increase of more than 15% over a 5-day period between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday.  

November 5, 2014

Academy Sports and Outdoors' 186 locations won’t be open Thanksgiving Day, but the retailer does have other operational and promotional strategies planned including a 5 a.m.Black Friday opening.

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