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UK, U.S. Retailers Expect Unprecedented Black Friday Success

Posted by Allen Haynes on Nov 24, 2015 1:40:20 PM

The holiday shopping season officially kicks off at the end of the month, and it’s not just U.S. retailers who are expecting unprecedented Black Friday sales, according retail research firm Conlumino.

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Topics: Thanksgiving, Black Friday,, People Counting, Footfall

U.S. Black Friday Sales Disappoint, Double Digit Drop in Holiday Spending Predicted

Posted by Paul Fulton on Dec 5, 2014 4:37:00 PM

Early reports from the National Retail Federation indicate a disappointing Black Friday weekend for U.S. retailers. Previous forecasts expected Black Friday sales to achieve record numbers, but according to the Thanksgiving Weekend Spending Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analysis, weekend sales actually dropped by more than 5 percent.

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Topics: Black Friday,, People Counting, Holiday Shopping, NRF, Holiday Sales, Thanksgiving Weekend

US Retailers Expect Black Friday Sales to Soar

Posted by Paul Fulton on Nov 21, 2014 4:30:00 PM

The holiday shopping season officially kicks off at the end of the month, and U.S. retailers are expecting Black Friday sales to eclipse $36.7 billion, according to a recent report by IBIS World Reports. If the forecast holds true, it will be the highest Black Friday sales in history and a near 2 percent increase over last year.

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Topics: Thanksgiving, Black Friday,, People Counting, Holiday Sales, US Retailers

U.S. Holiday Sales Expected to be Highest Since 2011

Posted by Paul Fulton on Oct 7, 2014 5:13:00 PM

Retailers are expecting American spending to be at its highest in three years this holiday season, according to a report published this week by the National Retail Federation.

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Topics: Black Friday,, Holiday Shopping, Shopping Experience, Brick-and-mortar, shopper behaviour, In-Store Shopping, shopping metrics, shopping tips

Black Friday Draws Large Crowds but Low Sales as Shoppers Head Online

Posted by Natasha Gingles on Dec 5, 2013 2:37:00 PM

The official start to the holiday shopping season drew bleak numbers for retailers pushing the big Black Friday buildup.

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Topics: Black Friday,, People Counting, Thermal Imaging, Thermal People Counting, Retail, queue management, Checkout Management, Customer Service, Customer Experience, Retail Technology, Queue Management Systems, Checkout Technology

Surviving Black Friday Crowds…All Year Long

Posted by Brette Bennett on Dec 7, 2012 5:06:00 PM

With Black Friday becoming Black Thursday and Friday (and even Black Wednesday – Friday), crowd management is key to surviving the shopping holiday – for both retailers and customers.

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Topics: Black Friday,, People Counting, Irisys, people counters, Retail, Checkout Management, Customer Experience, Checkout Technology, checkout line management, checkouts queueing, National Retail Federation

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