Tag: shoppers

BUSINESS

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 […]

BUSINESS Commerce

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 […]

BUSINESS Commerce

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 […]

BUSINESS Commerce

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 […]