| Amid Target’s inventory woes, inflationary pressures test markdown abilities
Amid ongoing inventory issues, including a rise in out-of-stock SKUs, Target announced it would
| Target’s Out-of-Stock SKUs Soar
Target’s online out-of-stock SKUs soared from 5% in 2020Q1 to 15% in 2022Q1 according
| In-store Conversions Key to 2021 Holiday Performance
Converting store visits to spending was the key to 2021 holiday retail performance during
| Retailers Slash Holiday Discounts
In the face of rising consumer demand and inflation, retailers are reducing their discounting
| Retail Battle Royale: Amazon Prime Day 2021
Analyzing Amazon Prime Day's performance against other retail giants.
| The (Un)Vaccinated Consumer
How local economies are responding to the vaccine rollouts.
| The COVID Consumer, One Year Later
As we pass the anniversary of the start of the pandemic, we examined how
| Full Holiday 2020 Reviewed
A refresh of our earlier look at holiday performance, now including the full season.
| Early Holiday Performance Reviewed
Analyzing the early holiday season with spend, foot traffic, and retail pricing data.
| 2020 Retail Ranking: Black Friday and Cyber Monday
We identified First Choice Retailers during 2020's Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales season.
| Cyber is an Understatement
The pandemic-driven shift to online this year has undoubtedly impacted all retailers, big and
| Earnings by Earnest: 1Q 2020
Tracking management's commentary on 1Q 20 earnings for Target, Wayfair, Shake Shack, J.C. Penney,
| 2019 Retail Ranking: Black Friday and Cyber Monday
The latest transaction data on how retailers performed during this year’s busiest shopping week