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Amazon Tops Stores Magazine’s Favorite 50 Shopping Sites


WASHINGTON-Amazon.com once again finished first on Stores magazine’s Favorite 50 list of top shopping websites. Rounding out the magazine’s top 10 were walmart.com, ebay.com, kohls.com, bestbuy.com, macys.com, target.com, jcpenney.com, sears.com and google.com. This year’s list was notable for the first appearance of wayfair.com, the home furnishings site, which finished 43rd. Zulily.com, which sells home furnishingsMore »

Last updated: September 11, 2014

NRF Expects Holiday Online Sales to Rise

Thanksgiving Shopping

WASHINGTON–They ate, they shopped and they will shop some more. According to a National Retail Federation survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics over the weekend, traffic on Thanksgiving Day grew 27 percent as nearly 45 million shoppers, or 31.8 percent of holiday shoppers, took advantage of special Thanksgiving savings offers, up from 35 millionMore »

Last updated: December 2, 2013

NRF: Back-to-College Spending to Decline


WASHINGTON-Total consumer spending on back-to-college will average $836.83, down from $907.22 last year, according to a survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics for the National Retail Federation. Total back-to-college spending will be $45.8 billion this season, the survey said. The total spend for both back-to-school and back-to-college will be $72.5 billion. For the back-to-collegeMore »

Last updated: July 19, 2013