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A Look at the Vital Signs of the 2016 Holiday Shopping Season

The 2016 holiday shopping season was a success for American retailers, yet there was a large disparity between online sales, which surged 15% above last year’s figure, and traditional stores, which saw stagnant or declining traffic in many cases.  The … Continue reading

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Black Friday by the Numbers

Americans will turn out by the millions this Friday for the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season. Here is a look at the key metrics and history of the annual consumer spending spree. This week, students will relish a … Continue reading

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