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SurveysNov 29, 2023
Holiday Shoppers Broke a Record This Weekend, Says NRF

From Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday, 200.4 million consumers shopped online and in stores.

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SurveysNov 01, 2023
Consumer Confidence Is Down Yet Shoppers Continue to Spend

The Conference Board’s monthly index that measures how consumers are feeling declined for the third straight month in October.

SurveysNov 03, 2023

Sales will increase compared with last year, though the rate of growth is expected to slow.

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SurveysNov 20, 2023
NRF Expects Record Number of Shoppers Over Holiday Weekend

Though consumers have started holiday shopping earlier, the organization still predicts a busy Thanksgiving weekend for retailers.

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SurveysOct 23, 2023
Shoppers to Spend More on Winter Holidays This Year, Says NRF

Discounts and promotions could persuade consumers to shop earlier this year, the survey found.

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SurveysOct 17, 2023
Gen Z May Be Most Generous Gift Givers This Holiday Season, Says Shopify

The seasonal survey asked consumers how, when, and where they’ll shop for holiday gifts.

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SurveysSep 27, 2023
Consumer Confidence Falls in September Amid Rising Recession Fears

Shoppers also expressed concern about rising prices, higher interest rates, and political uncertainty.

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SurveysSep 26, 2023
Mastercard Makes Its 2023 Holiday Prediction

According to SpendingPulse, retail sales will increase in November and December but not necessarily for jewelers.

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SurveysSep 20, 2023
Why Bain and Deloitte Think Sales Will Grow This Holiday Season

From holiday spending to inflation’s impact, here’s what analysts are forecasting for the season.

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SurveysAug 31, 2023
Conference Board Reiterates Recession Prediction

A cooling labor market and high interest rates are taking a toll on consumer confidence in the U.S.

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SurveysJul 27, 2023
Conference Board Predicts Recession Before Year’s End

This is in spite of rising consumer confidence in July.

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SurveysJul 10, 2023
Consumer Confidence on the Rise in June

Consumer spending may shift to services as “revenge spending” on post-pandemic travel slows, said the Conference Board.

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SurveysJun 08, 2023
Consumer Confidence Slips in May Amid Uncertainty

Consumers over the age of 55 were particularly pessimistic about the economic outlook.

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SurveysApr 28, 2023
Mother’s Day Jewelry Spending Expected to Hit $7.8B

Shoppers are expected to spend a record high of $35.7 billion on Mother’s Day gifts this year, according to the National Retail Federation.

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SurveysApr 06, 2023
How Much Are Jewelry Industry Employees Getting Paid?

Jewelers of America wants to know for its new study, which will be used to update its “Guide to Careers in the Jewelry Industry.”

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SurveysMar 30, 2023
NRF Says Brick-and-Mortar Stores Remain ‘Primary Point of Purchase’

The statement came as the National Retail Federation released its retail sales forecast for 2023.

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SurveysFeb 06, 2023
What to Know About Consumers in 2023

From dwindling savings to the growing resale market, here’s what National Retail Federation experts want retailers to know about shoppers.

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SurveysFeb 01, 2023
Consumer Confidence Falls in January

Wariness about the year ahead offset a more positive view of the current economic situation.

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SurveysJan 30, 2023
Consumers Embracing Non-Traditional Ways to Mark Valentine’s Day

The NRF’s annual survey shows that consumer attitudes about how, or even whether, to celebrate Feb. 14 continue to evolve.

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SurveysJan 19, 2023
Inflation, Rising Interest Rates Put a Damper on Holiday Sales

Holiday sales fell short of the National Retail Federation’s expectations, rising only 5 percent year-over-year.

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SurveysDec 29, 2022
Consumer Confidence Bounces Back in December

Shoppers’ interest may shift to services over big-ticket items in 2023, said economist Lynn Franco.

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SurveysNov 30, 2022
5 Things Retailers Should Know About the Start to the Holiday Season

Plus, what a potential rail strike would mean for retailers.

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SurveysNov 04, 2022
Holiday Sales to See Slowed Growth, Says NRF

Plus, how inflation and winter weather could impact holiday spending.

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SurveysOct 06, 2022
5 Things to Know about Holiday Shoppers This Season

From inflation concerns to in-store shopping, KPMG’s latest holiday survey dives into when, where, and how consumers want to shop.

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SurveysOct 05, 2022
U.S. Jewelry, Watch Sales Slow in August

Plus, what economists are saying about consumer spending and a possible recession.

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SurveysSep 28, 2022
Consumer Confidence Rises in September

U.S. consumer confidence rose for the second consecutive month as gas prices fell.

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SurveysSep 15, 2022
Deloitte Predicts Muted Growth this Holiday Season

Holiday retail sales are expected to be up 4 to 6 percent, compared with 15 percent growth in 2021.

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SurveysSep 01, 2022
Consumer Confidence Rises in August After 3 Months of Decline

Falling gasoline prices and efforts to fight inflation contributed to climbing consumer confidence.

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