January marks one of the slowest months for retail sales, which means good news for shoppers.
This is a longer than usual holiday season, with 32 days between Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Retailers in the Tri-State Area have reason to be feeling good about the future. Following the mid-year survey of some 250 retailers in Levin Management’s regional shopping centers, optimism reigns.
The feature, called iCircular, will start appearing Monday in the mobile phone applications of the participating newspapers.
The Southampton Village board voted 5-0 for the ban. Merchants have six months to start using paper or reusable bags.
Many retailers were counting on this President’s Day weekend to really draw in shoppers.
Americans hit the malls Sunday to spend gift cards on items Santa may have missed and pick over the clearance racks, though an East Coast snowstorm will crimp some plans.
Packed malls? Healthy gains in holiday spending? It’s beginning to look at least a little like a pre-recession Christmas.
Bloomberg said Wal-Mart has a legal right to open in the Big Apple, adding that the company provides a large number of entry-level jobs.
The holiday shopping season is getting started earlier every year. This year even Thanksgiving Day is home to big deals.
It’s already beginning to look a lot like Christmas. It’s barely November, but the holiday shopping season is in full swing, with retailers already offering deep discounts.
The way Wal-Mart handled Black Friday changed after 2008.
If you think you have to trek to the suburbs for big bargains, think again – you can find deep discounts right in the Big Apple. Century 21, Loehmann’s, Daffy’s, TJ Maxx – savings is now the name of the fashion game in New York City.
New rules went into effect Sunday for credit and gift card users. The new regulations are designed to protect the public from abusive practices by card issuers.