5 Headlines You May Have Missed

Headlines: December 13, 2016

December 13, 2016

360, The number of degrees in the new Lowe’s videos on Facebook that focus on teaching DIY skills. 2017, A year of bold change and bold colors, especially Pantone’s pick for color of the year. 4, The number of consumer demographics,...

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Headlines: December 7, 2016

December 7, 2016

600,000, The number of duck boots that L.L. Bean is projected to sell this year, proving the boots’ return to popularity. 21, The number of years the current Home Depot CFO has served the company. See an interview showcasing her love for...

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Headlines: November 29, 2016

November 29, 2016

3, The number of tips for better displays offered by Macy’s Window Designer. 1000, The number of seasonal items Home Depot has added to inventory to meet consumers’ demand for home décor. 4, The number of health insurance updates for 2017...

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Headlines: November 22, 2016

November 22, 2016

25.5, The percentage that housing starts surged in October, reaching a nine-year high. 137.4 million, The number of people planning to shop over Thanksgiving weekend, according to the National Retail Federation. 5, The number of services...

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Headlines: November 9, 2016

November 9, 2016

40, The savings percentage (and greater) that J.C. Penney Co. is offering on appliances for Black Friday, focusing their deepest discounts on housewares and electronics instead of the more traditional toys category. 10, The percentage the...

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Headlines: November 1, 2016

November 1, 2016

3, The growth percentage the economy is now tracking for the third quarter, showing best growth in two years. 4, The day in November when Walmart plans to launch its new Holiday Helpers program, a plan that uses additional employees to speed the...

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Headlines: October 25, 2016

October 25, 2016

150, The percentage that people who visit retail websites on their smartphones while shopping in stores spend over people who don’t pull out their phones, according to a new study. 3.2, The percentage that contract closings were up in...

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Headlines: October 11, 2016

October 11, 2016

5, The category level of Hurricane Matthew that threatened Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina, where Home Depot and Lowe’s put emergency plans in motion. 35, The number of supercenters Walmart will open next year—nearly half...

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Headlines: October 4, 2016

October 4, 2016

11, The number of startup companies Target recently graduated from a program that served as the foundation for its recently launched website, which invites pitches from startups looking to improve the retail industry. 16, The percentage of pet...

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Headlines: September 27, 2016

September 27, 2016

8.4 billion, The amount of money Americans are expected to spend on Halloween this year. 6 billion, The dollar amount in swipe fee protections afforded to consumers and retailers by the Dubrin Amendment that is now at risk of being rolled back...

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