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Consumer Confidence Rises; Holiday Shoppers Likely to Spend More

Conference Board

NEW YORK-Two studies point to a healthy holiday shopping season this year. The consumer confidence index, which had fallen in September, rebounded by rising 5.5 points to 94.5 in October, according to The Conference Board, which compiles the monthly indicator. Also, a survey by Deloitte found that shoppers are optimistic about the U.S. economy andMore »

Last updated: October 29, 2014

Deloitte: Holiday Sales Heading Up

Deloitte: Warehouse Clubs Will Top Other Channels in Consumer-Products Sales Growth

NEW YORK-A modest gain in retail sales for the coming holidays is in the offing, according to a forecast from Deloitte, the retail consulting firm. The company said holiday sales should rise by from 4 to 4.5 percent over last year’s holidays, reaching between $981 billion and $986 billion. Deloitte’s measure encompasses retail sales forMore »

Last updated: September 24, 2014

Wayfair Tabs Savarese as COO

James Savarese

BOSTON-James Savarese has been promoted to chief operating officer of Wayfair, a new position for the online home furnishings retailer. Savarese is responsible for the company’s key operations functions throughout the world. He oversees sales, customer service, the supply chain, merchandise operations and third-party partner programs. He reports directly to Niraj Shah, Wayfair’s CEO andMore »

Last updated: February 12, 2014

Deloitte: Holiday Sales to Rise 4 to 4.5 Percent

Deloitte

NEW YORK-Retailers can anticipate moderate increases in sales during the upcoming holiday season, according to a forecast from Deloitte. The firm’s Retail & Distribution practice has projected that total holiday sales will range between $963 billion and $967 billion, from 4 to 4.5 percent ahead of last year’s holiday season. Daniel Bachman, Deloitte’s senior U.S.More »

Last updated: September 25, 2013