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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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Holiday Sales Are Up, But the Retail World is Changing, Cal State Fullerton Economics Professor Says

The National Retail Federation forecasts that this year’s holiday sales season will see an increase of 3.7%, with online and value-conscious purchases leading the uptick. Mihaylo Economics Professor Aaron Popp discusses the outlook for holiday sales and the trends transforming … Continue reading

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Macy’s Inc. Executive Julie Greiner ’75 Encourages Young Career-Seekers

Written by Laurie McLaughlin Just about everyone you know has shopped at Macy’s. From fashion to furniture, we’ve walked the aisles and admired and purchased a lot of what we use in our lives. Some of it is pure luxury … Continue reading

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