As shoppers have bought TVs and toys so far this holiday season, they’ve shown a desire for deals but also an inclination for some impulse spending, retail experts say.
Weeks of deals didn’t stop people from heading online to shop on the Monday after Thanksgiving.
Shoppers are expected to spend $6.6 billion on Cyber Monday, up more than 16 percent from a year ago.
Toys and TVs at J.C. Penney, Barbies at Best Buy, kitchen appliances like wine refrigerators at B.J.’s. As the holiday shopping season officially kicks off Thursday, shoppers may find some surprises at their favorite stores.
The holidays are fast approaching and that means it’s time to start shopping. The Toy Insider is out with its list of this year’s hot holiday toys.
The deals will be available starting at 12:01 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning and stores will open for in-store shopping later that day.
Like many retailers, Macy’s and Kohl’s have wrestled with weak sales as customers go online. Department stores, which are heavily dependent on clothing sales, are seeing more competition there as Amazon expands further into fashion.
Meijer has announced its weeklong Black Friday deals which start Nov. 19 and continue through Nov. 25, with additional one-day deals on Thanksgiving and Black Friday and with special Santa Bucks savings on Saturday.
The retailer also announced hours for its stores which will open on Thanksgiving Day.
Meijer is adding thousands of general merchandise items to its store-to-door home delivery service as the holidays approach in a strategy aimed at challenging online retailers.
The two retailers will have different hours for the traditional Thanksgiving holiday shopping season kickoff.
This year the retailer is making more than 100 Black Friday deals available November 22 on Target.com for REDcard holders only.
With the holiday shopping season kicking into high gear, Meijer has released its list of the Top Toys for the season.
It will be the eighth year for the event which is presented by the Downtown Improvement District.
The toy retailer will be open for 30 straight hours starting at 5 pm on Thanksgiving.
The retailer will be open for 30 straight hours starting at 5 pm on Thanksgiving Day.
Hackers looking to steal personal information find easy targets in people using their smartphones and other devices to get a handle on their last-minute shopping.
If you want to avoid searching for items in the store, many retailers let you buy items online and pick them up at a store the same day.
Hatchimals, Legos, Air hogs, and more!
The Monday after Thanksgiving is still a time when millions of Americans pause to check out online deals and check off items from their gift list — but a one-day Cyber Monday frenzy appears to be going the way of the dial-up modem.