Amazon ( AMZN ). Amazon developed the idea from its excess computing capacity which was created to handle Black Friday and the holiday shopping season. Since Amazon was not using the massive spare capacity during the balance of the year, they
as an opportune moment to invest.” To put it simply, for retail investors in the west and east, gold went on sale. A Black Friday special for the yellow metal in spring. Moderation is Gold Investors’ Guide We believe the yellow metal is experiencing
just holding serve doesn't look quite as unappetizing. During the LTD earnings call, execs highlighted how they protected the brand instead of moving hyper-promotional over the holiday shopping period ( transcript ). 1 comment!
categories The following is a more detailed look at developments in major areas of the economy. Consumption Spending during the holiday shopping season exceeded expectations, but weaker consumer confidence and higher tax rates associated with the fiscal agreement
Festival on Friday. The period represents the nation's biggest gift-giving season and is as important to retailers as Black Friday in the United States. This year, the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) has placed a ban on
toward recovery also helped boost consumer confidence and drive stocks to post-financial crisis highs. Solid Gray Thursday/ Black Friday /Cyber Monday retail sales activity signaled that consumers were buying into the sustainability of recovery. Emerging Markets
device sales fell by an undisclosed amount during the holiday shopping season. According to Barnes & Noble CEO William Lynch, “Nook device sales got off to a good start over the Black Friday period, but then fell short of expectations for the
that's already starting to show up in some of the drugstore numbers, and maybe people are actually doing a little more holiday shopping in the drugstore. I don't know what it is, but it's very unconventional to have drug stores be a leader here in the
Q4 expectations as the maker of active outdoor apparel's net sales were hurt by mild winter weather during most of the holiday shopping season, leading to lower customer traffic in key markets and a more promotional environment. For the quarter, the company
TORONTO, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Canadian retail sales grew by a tepid 1.6 percent in December, lagging even the disappointing gains posted in the United States, the month when holiday shopping peaks, according to data released by MasterCard on Wednesday.