Tag: shoppers


Apple Sees Biggest Drop In Sales Since 2019

Apple sales dropped at the end of 2022 as shoppers squeezed by the rising cost of living cut back on their purchases. Sales at the iPhone giant fell 5 percent in the three months to December compared with the same period in 2021. It was the biggest decline since 2019 and worse than expected. The update came as many firms […]


US Black Friday Crowds Thin Despite Deals

Black Friday crowds in the U.S. have been described as “thin” despite attractive deals and discounts. Inflation-weary shoppers were expected to flock to Black Friday sales in record numbers. However, on what has traditionally been one of the busiest shopping days of the year, thin crowds were seen outside stores in a number of states. Many Americans who opened their […]


What Is Prophecy?

Prophecy’s basket of wares is examined for wear and tear. Signature pieces are unfurled, instantly framed to coordinate time and place, and shoppers, more than a little curious clutch their purse – it could be a blessing, it could be a curse- ask as if reciting a verse, “When shall this thing be?” Is it the purview of Prophecy to […]


U.S. Retailers Pull In Billions

American retailers have much to celebrate after the massive turn out of shoppers over the weekend before Christmas. Super Saturday pulled in a record $34.4 billion. According to Customer Growth Partners, a consulting and research firm, the figure was more than four times the sales from this year’s Cyber Monday. Mega-retailers Walmart, Amazon, Costco, and Target contributed to U.S. retail’s […]


Black Friday Sales Quicken Store Owners Spirit

Increase in the job numbers, rising home prices, together with the bull run on the stock market were bound to spell green on Black Friday as business owners raked in the green bucks at record levels. Shoppers buying spree was spurred by deep discount by major retail and Online stores resulting in sales never seen in the United States for […]


Singles’ Day Drags In Over $25 billion In 24 Hours Shopping Spree

Chinese Singles’ Day or Guanggun Jie is an entertaining festival widespread among young Mainland Chinese people, to celebrate the fact that they are proud of being single. The day, however, has become the biggest shopping extravaganza on the planet. Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba (BABA, Tech30) said that Singles’ Day sales soared past $18 billion after just 13 hours of the […]


Amazon Got Sports

Amazon.com, Inc., the American electronic commerce, and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington, is renewing its interest in sports apparel. According to Bloomberg, the e-retail giant is working with known sportswear-makers’ suppliers and manufacturers to challenge companies such as Nike, Lululemon, among others in an increasingly crowded market. The report noted that the project is still in its very early stages […]