Tag Archives: Black Friday

ONE LE$$ CENT & ONE MORE GIMMICK!

The penny is continually taken for granted, walked over, pitched aside, flipped for sport, etc. Having said that, it actually costs more to make a penny than its cash register value. According to the 2014 US Mint Annual Report it … Continue reading

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XMA$ RETAIL’$ MAGICAL DATE$ & MARKER$, 2014

While the “Official Holiday Shopping Season” (Blk Fri-Xmas) may have lost its gravitas, there still are many magical holiday dates/markers. We list them below. No matter how long or “official”, its roots can be traced to the late 1800s/early 1900s … Continue reading

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BLACK FRIDAY BLIP

HAS BLK FRI BECOME A BIG FRAUD? We have been asked to reconcile recent yrs’ Blk Fri sales data. We use Shopper Trak’s data which are often quoted in publications such as Bloomberg Biz, NYT & USA2Day.BF by our view … Continue reading

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“I’M DREAMING OF A MILLENIAL XMAS….”

The magnificent MILLENIAL (MLLNL) generation born b/t 1980± and 2000± is the biggest generation, ever (from 78M to 85M). Additionally, MLLNLS will be the recipients of the largest transfer of wealth (from Boomers) in history (FortPittCapitalGroup) and their current spending … Continue reading

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IT’S GETTING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE….?

POST BACK 2 SCHOOL PRO &  COLLEGE FTBALL SEASON AUTUMN SEASON HWEEN SEASON THXGIVNG TIME BLACK FRI/ CYBER MON XMAS SEASON SUPER BOWL SEASON THE STORY It’s true; it’s that time of yr. The kiddies have been back 2 school … Continue reading

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