• 14 Holiday Shopping Stats to Help You Plan in 2018

    26 days ago - By Business 2 Community

    While you might be pushing aside your temptation to indulge in your first pumpkin spiced latte of 2018 and opting to hold onto your beach chair as long as humanly possible, the holiday season is coming for us whether we are ready or not.
    Some of you may be the shoppers that travel to the mall after Christmas Eve dinner, but your last-minute attitude towards holiday shopping won't work well if carried it over to the holiday marketing world. When it comes to maximizing your holiday sale potential, it takes weeks of strategic planning far before key dates are approaching.
    Luckily, our friends...
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  • TOY WARS: Walmart and Target are duking it out to take Toys R Us' place as the holiday-shopping season looms

    TOY WARS: Walmart and Target are duking it out to take Toys R Us' place as the holiday-shopping season looms

    26 days ago - By Chron

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    Target on Tuesday announced a new initiative to expand both its assortment of toys and the space it uses to sell toys in stores ahead of the holiday shopping season.
    It follows Walmart's announcement in August that it too would be expanding assortment and adding the number of shelves allotted for toys in some stores.
    In both cases, the changes are meant to be permanent.
    The stores are gearing up for a war over Toys R Us' former shoppers after the toy-store chain's bankruptcy and subsequent liquidation.
    They'll have to fend off Amazon as well.
    Target is jumping into the...
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  • TOY WARS: Walmart and Target are duking it out to take Toys R Us' place as the holiday-shopping season looms

    TOY WARS: Walmart and Target are duking it out to take Toys R Us' place as the holiday-shopping season looms

    26 days ago - By Business Insider

    Target announced on Tuesday a new initiative to expand both its assortment of toys and the space it uses to sell toys in stores ahead of the holiday shopping season.
    It follows Walmart 's announcement in August that it would also be expanding assortment and adding the number of shelves allotted for toys in some stores.
    In both cases, the changes are permanent.
    The stores are gearing up for a war over Toys R Us' former shoppers in the wake of the toy store chain's bankruptcy and subsequent liquidation.
    They'll have to fend off Amazon as well.
    Target is jumping into the fray and joining a...
    Read more ...