Friday, January 10, 2020

By the numbers: The 2019 holiday sales roundup

Retail Dive
Analysts across the board predicted retail sales to rise during the holiday period. But so far, the gains have not been shared by all.

Profligate discounting could make 2019 the most promotional holiday season since the recession, according to one analyst. And hardest hit by price wars may be department stores, some of the largest of which have reported comparable sales declines for the all-important sales period. . . . more