A new KPMG LLP poll has found that nearly one-third of consumers still have up to half of their holiday shopping left to do, presenting a prime sales opportunity for retailers that can accommodate last-minute buys.
Four weeks of anti-government protests that have hit French brick-and-mortar retailers are also taking their toll on online peers during the crucial Christmas shopping season, said France's e-commerce federation, Fevad.
As the Christmas shopping season moves into high gear, the latest PwC shopping prediction suggests that spending will hold up reasonably well but consumers will actually be laying out less this year on fashion.
The Netherlands’ PostNL delivered a record number of 12 million parcels between Black Friday and Sinterklaas. On top of setting new records, the increasing popularity of online shopping has also led to delivery delays.
After launching in Australia one year ago, Amazon on Wednesday published details surrounding local shopper preferences with U.S. icons Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger and Levi's proving the most popular in fashion.
The NYC-based specialty apparel retailer, formerly known as New York & Company, reported improved Q3 earnings off the back of improved margins on Thursday, as the group moves forward with its new rebranding strategy.