Consumers Look to Pamper Mom with iPads, Jewelry This Mother’s Day, According to NRF|
Release Date: April 30, 2013
Working hard to support the family day in and day out, mom will be more than recognized for her devotion this Mother’s Day. According to NRF’s Mother’s Day spending survey conducted by BIGinsight, consumers will spend an average of $168.94 on mom, up 11 percent from last year’s $152.52. Total spending is expected to reach $20.7 billion.
Easter Bunny Keeps Frugality in Mind This Year, According to NRF|
Release Date: March 18, 2013
Americans will celebrate Easter in style and on budget this year according to NRF’s Easter Spending Survey conducted by BIGinsight. Keeping cost and their shopping list in mind, the average person celebrating Easter will spend approximately $145.13 on candy, decor, apparel and food, flat with last year’s $145.28. Total spending will reach an estimated $17.2 billion.
St. Patrick’s Day to Draw More Than 133 Million Celebrants, According to NRF|
Release Date: March 05, 2013
he year’s biggest Irish holiday falls on a Sunday this year, but that won’t stop millions of Americans from celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in fun fashion. According to NRF’s St. Patrick’s Day Spending Survey conducted by BIGinsight, the average person will spend $35.27 on green attire, decor for their home and office, and festive food and drinks. Total spending is expected to grow to $4.7 billion.
Seven in 10 Americans Adjusting Spending Plans to Cope with Recent Payroll Tax Changes, According to NRF|
Release Date: February 21, 2013
A change in federal tax law that decreased the take-home pay of many working Americans is impacting household budgets. According to NRF’s 2013 Tax Returns Survey conducted by BIGinsight, nearly three-quarters (73.3%) of those polled say their spending plans are taking a hit.
Cautious Consumers Keep Cupid at Bay This Year, According to NRF|
Release Date: January 31, 2013
Love is in the air this Valentine’s Day but consumers aren’t quite ready to shell out the big bucks for their loved ones as much as they were last year. The 2013 Valentine’s Day spending survey conducted by BIGinsight shows only a slight increase in expected sales this year with the average person planning to spend $130.97 on candy, cards, gifts and more, up from $126.03 last year. Total spending will reach $18.6 billion.*
More than 179 Million Football Fans Gearing Up for Super Bowl Sunday, According to Retail Advertising and Marketing Association|
Release Date: January 24, 2013
Three-thousand miles apart, two teams are preparing for the biggest game of the year, along with the millions of fans who will be cheering them on. According to a new survey by the Retail Advertising and Marketing Association, a division of the National Retail Federation, conducted by BIGinsight, more than 179.1 million people will watch the game Sunday, February 3, the most in the survey’s nine-year history and up from an estimated 172.5 million last year.
Americans Making Good Progress on Holiday Shopping Lists|
Release Date: December 13, 2012
According to NRF’s latest holiday survey conducted by BIGinsight, the average person has completed 56.5 percent of their shopping, up from the 46.5 percent this time last year and the highest percentage in the survey’s 10-year history.
Cyber Monday Shoppers Stock Up On Clothing, Electronics, According to Shop.org|
Release Date: November 29, 2012
Thanksgiving Day Promotions Win Over Millions of Holiday Shoppers, According to NRF|
Release Date: November 25, 2012
The New England Patriots and the Washington Redskins weren’t the only winners this Thanksgiving Day as more than 35 million Americans visited retailers’ stores and websites Thursday – up from 29 million last year – scoring deals on everything from hot electronic items to cashmere sweaters and toys. According to a National Retail Federation survey conducted by BIGinsight over the weekend, traffic and spending grew over the entire weekend*.
More Shoppers Than Ever to Make the Most of Cyber Monday Deals, According to Shop.org Survey|
Release Date: November 25, 2012
Despite record levels of online spending over the Black Friday weekend, savvy shoppers still have plenty of appetite for one-day only deals that retailers have lined up for Cyber Monday, as 129.2 million shoppers say they’ll head to retailers’ websites on Cyber Monday.
NRF CEO: “Thanksgiving Shopping Quickly Becoming Holiday Tradition for Millions of Americans”|
Release Date: November 23, 2012
Even the post-turkey coma couldn’t keep a good shopper down last night as millions of people across the country lined the sidewalks late Thursday night and by midnight on Black Friday to stock up on discounted toys, laptops, tablets, apparel, and more.
Santa to Bring High-Tech Gadgets, Familiar Favorites to Children This Holiday Season |
Release Date: November 20, 2012
Children’s wish lists this holiday season are full of the latest gadgets such as Apple iPads and the Nintendo Wii U, but there’s still demand for some classic gifts like LEGOs, dolls and toy cars according to NRF’s 2012 Top Toys survey conducted by BIGinsight.
Online Retailers Think Big for Black Friday, Cyber Monday Promotions, According to Shop.org |
Release Date: November 19, 2012
Up to 147 Million Shoppers to Visit Stores, Shop Online Black Friday Weekend, According to NRF|
Release Date: November 15, 2012
According to a preliminary Black Friday shopping survey, up to 147 million people plan to shop Black Friday weekend (Friday, Saturday and Sunday), a slight decrease from the 152 million who planned to do so last year.
Gift Cards: The Season’s Hottest Gift, According to NRF|
Release Date: November 14, 2012
With retailers providing increasingly creative ways for gift cards to be personalized and delivered, NRF’s 2012 holiday consumer spending survey conducted by BIGinsight shows that 81.1 percent of shoppers will purchase at least one gift card and will spend an average of $156.86 on gift cards, the highest amount in the survey’s 10-year history.
Consumers Eager to Get a Jump Start on Holiday Shopping, According to NRF|
Release Date: November 13, 2012
According to the National Retail Federation’s holiday consumer spending survey conducted by BIGinsight, 52.8 percent of Americans have already started their holiday shopping, up from 51.4 percent last year.
Shoppers to Remain Conservative With Holiday Gift Budgets This Year, According to NRF|
Release Date: October 17, 2012
Consumers are prepared for a holly, jolly holiday season, though it’s evident most will take a conservative approach with their gift-giving budgets. According to NRF’s holiday consumer spending survey conducted by BIGinsight, the average holiday shopper will spend $749.51 on gifts, décor, greeting cards and more, up slightly from the $740.57 they actually spent last year.
Pumpkin, Princess, Witch and Vampire Costumes Top Consumers’ Halloween Favorites, According to NRF|
Release Date: September 26, 2012
This Halloween, trick-or-treaters, party-goers and pampered pets will be dressing up in traditional spooky style with pumpkin, princess, witch and vampire costumes taking the top spots in NRF’s 2012 Top Costumes survey conducted by BIGinsight.
There’s No Spooking Spending as Seven in 10 Americans Plan to Celebrate Halloween This Year|
Release Date: September 25, 2012
A record 170 million people plan to celebrate Halloween this year, according to NRF’s 2012 Halloween consumer spending survey conducted by BIGinsight. Seven in 10 Americans (71.5%) will get into the haunting Halloween mood, up from 68.6 percent last year and the most in NRF’s 10-year survey history. Consumers are expecting to spend more too; the average person will spend $79.82 on decorations, costumes and candy, up from $72.31 last year, with total Halloween spending expected to reach $8.0 billion.*
School, College Shoppers’ Lists Still Long, According to NRF|
Release Date: August 16, 2012