With retail sales rebounding strongly due to continued consumer resilience, the National Retail Federation (NRF) has forecasted that holiday sales during November and December will increase between 3.6 percent and 5.2 percent over 2019 to a total between $755.3 billion and $766.7 billion.
High Point Market exhibitors are adapting to the shifts and disruptions from COVID-19 by offering off-Market times for buyer appointments within their High Point spaces.
Accounting and consulting firm Smith Leonard summarized the guidance issued by the Treasury and IRS clarifying the deductibility of expenses where a business received a PPP loan.
Las Vegas Market has announced that its temporary exhibits will return for Winter 2021 Market – running Jan. 24 – Jan. 28 – with hundreds of innovative and emerging gift and home décor resources showcased in the brand-new Expo at World Market Center Las Vegas.
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE: WSM) has announced operating results for the third fiscal quarter ended November 1, 2020 versus the third fiscal quarter ended November 3, 2019.
Mattress manufacturer Eclipse International has announced its plans to introduce a proprietary, natural latex bedding line under the brand Natural Dreams Pure Talalay to fill the niche for an all-natural mattress line with GOTS-certified organic materials. The collection will be priced to retail from $1,999 to $7,999.
Podium, a customer communication platform for local businesses, has released new research that shows online reviews are an increasingly valuable resource for customers searching for goods and services at local businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.