The NRF’s annual survey shows that consumer attitudes about how, or even whether, to celebrate Feb. 14 continue to evolve.
Rolex remained No. 1 while a brand known for its pilot watches slipped into the No. 5 spot.
Holiday sales fell short of the National Retail Federation’s expectations, rising only 5 percent year-over-year.
Plus, what a potential rail strike would mean for retailers.
From inflation concerns to in-store shopping, KPMG’s latest holiday survey dives into when, where, and how consumers want to shop.
Plus, National Retail Federation Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz shares his thoughts on inflation and a possible recession.
The data comes from Tenoris, the new trend analysis company started by Edahn Golan and Chris Casey.
Retail ounce sales were up 23 percent year-over-year in Q1, according to the recent Platinum Jewellery Business Review.
“Today’s Wedding Jewelry Consumer” shares data about engagement ring market size, lab-grown and natural diamonds, and more.
The Consumer Confidence Index dipped in April, but U.S. consumers remain “cautiously optimistic” overall, The Conference Board said.
According to a National Retail Federation survey, 41 percent of consumers are predicted to give jewelry as a gift this year.
PGI said its U.S. partners recorded their best performances in 2021.
Here’s which factors influence—and which don’t—their purchasing decisions.
Retail sales are expected to grow 6 to 8 percent in 2022.
Fewer consumers expect to make big purchases, like homes or vacations, over the next six months.
Jewelry spending for the holiday is estimated to reach a record $6.2 billion.
Two of the brands in the top slots may come as a surprise.