We are about halfway through the calendar year that has seen some highs and lows in the retail world. Many retailers reported earnings this past month. Target and Walmart posted profit declines for the quarter, spooking analysts and sending stocks into a tizzy...
Tillerman April Retail News There were more ups and downs in the retail world this April. With Shanghai still in a lockdown due to China's zero-Covid policy, supply chain issues are compounding as trucking has stalled and goods aren;t moving. Here in the US, stores like..
As we rounded out the last month of Q1, now two full years since the start of COVID, March 2022 brought some much needed bright spots in retail, despite rising inflation concerns. Mastercard SpendingPulse reported a return to pre-Covid levels as shoppers start..Read More
We ended February with more uncertainty in the retail world as inflation and supply chain issues remain a cause of concern, as well as the situation in the Ukraine escalating. The battle for retail help was still in the headlines with brands like Target now offering $24 an hour in certain tight labor markets to attract and keep employees.. Read More
The Commerce Department reported that retail sales fell in December 1.9 percent from November, but overall total sales for the quarter were up 17.1 percent from a year earlier, and December sales rose 16.9 percent from 2020. Retail foot traffic in the United States between Nov. 21 and Jan. 1 was down 19.5 percent compared with 2019.. Read More