Old Navy donates $1 million to Boys & Girls Clubs following successful Black Friday donation campaign

OVERWHELMING CUSTOMER RESPONSE TO BLACK FRIDAY COZY SOCK TRIGGER DONATION FUNDS FIRST JOBS PROGRAM FOR CLUB TEENS  SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Nov-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Timed to Giving Tuesday, Old Navy is donating $1 million to Boys & Girls Clubs after a successful Black Friday trigger donation campaign. On Black Friday, Old Navy offered customers the opportunity […]

Shopify: More than $1,000,000 in sales per minute at the peak on Black Friday

Sales topped $1,000,000 per minute at the day’s peak OTTAWA, Canada, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shopify Inc. (NYSE: SHOP) (TSX: SHOP), the leading multi-channel commerce platform, today (Nov 25, 2017) announced its over 500,000 merchants cumulatively experienced their highest Black Friday sales to date. More than $1,000,000 in sales went through the platform per minute […]

Barnes & Noble announces the return of its Black Friday Signed Editions program

Barnes & Noble Stores Nationwide to Feature over 150 Authors in Signed Editions Program Including Katherine Applegate, David Baldacci, Lee Child, Chris Colfer, Ree Drummond, Jennifer Egan, Savannah Guthrie, Tom Hanks, Joe Hill, Jeff Kinney, Jason Reynolds, George Saunders, Katy Tur, Colson Whitehead, and Many More New York, New York, 2017-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes […]

Toys“R”Us offers bargain hunters 30 straight hours of shopping from 5pm on Thanksgiving through 11pm on Black Friday

Season’s Most Buzzed About Toy Retailer Cements Itself as the Destination for Play This Holiday Season, Offering Bargain Hunters Guidance, Convenience and Deals on the Toys Topping Every Kids’ Wish List WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — For deal seekers looking to get an early start on holiday shopping (and walk off their […]

REI Co-op will close stores on Black Friday; will pay all 12,000 employees to #OptOutside with family and friends

Outdoor co-op launches experiential search engine powered by millions who have chosen to #OptOutside SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the third year running, REI Co-op, the nation’s largest consumer co-op and specialty outdoor retailer, has announced that it will close its 151 stores on Black Friday, process no online sales and pay all 12,000 employees to […]

Walmart unveils top products purchased on Black Friday

BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2016-Nov-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart shared the following statement on how the company delivered on its Black Friday plans for customers. The retailer also unveiled top products purchased on Black Friday and how customers shopped that day in stores and online. “This Black Friday, we promised customers great deals, more availability of […]

ABBYY Mobile announces 90% off on Productivity and language Apps

Milpitas, CA, 2016-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Black Friday is a long-awaited day for everyone who doesn’t want to pass up a good deal. This year ABBYY Mobile has prepared some great Black Friday discounts for its productivity and language apps. Productivity apps: Business Card Reader Plus for iOS – 90% off: $3.99 instead of […]

Express sponsors Black Friday and holiday-themed national Snapchat filters

Seasonal #ExpressLife filters available on Friday, November 25 COLUMBUS, Ohio, 2016-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Express, Inc. (NYSE: EXPR), a specialty apparel retailer, today (Nov. 23, 2016) announces Express sponsored national Snapchat filters available exclusively on Friday, November 25, 2016. To celebrate the biggest shopping day of the year, Express will roll out a […]

State parks join organizations in helping people spend more time outdoors as they waive fees on Black Friday

Outdoor adventurers can visit park systems in 22 states for free on November 25 SEATTLE, 2016-Nov-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — As millions of adventurers choose to #OptOutside on Black Friday, several states across the country have announced their plans to waive fees to park systems on November 25. State parks join a growing number (475 […]

Office Depot, Inc. announces Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals in stores and online

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-Nov-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today (November 10, 2016 ) announced its Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, available both in stores and at officedepot.com, to help shoppers find cool […]

More than 365 organizations and more than 1 million people joined REI in choosing to #OptOutside on Black Friday

SEATTLE, 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Less than two weeks after announcing #OptOutside, more than 365 organizations and more than 1 million people have joined REI in choosing to #OptOutside on Black Friday. The response more than doubles the number of partners involved in 2015, and includes national and local organizations encouraging their members […]

Kohl’s kicks off Black Friday five day savings event on November 21

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis, 2016-Nov-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) will be the First Place to Stop and Best Place to Shop for Black Friday deals this year, offering customers exclusive savings opportunities they won’t find anywhere else on the most exciting products and brands of the season. The five day savings event […]

#OptOutside: REI to close its doors on Black Friday to encourage people embrace the outdoors and create new holiday tradition

Outdoor co-op will shut all 149 of its doors on Black Friday, process no online sales and pay all 12,287 employees to take the day off and head outside instead This year, more than 275 national and local organizations form movement to invite millions of people to participate New outdoor activity finder launched at REI.com/opt-outside […]

Staples announces store hours On Black Friday and great Thanksgiving Day deals on Staples.com

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS) is helping customers make more happen this holiday season with great deals in stores, online and via mobile. On Thanksgiving Day, while Staples’ stores are closed, Staples.com will feature amazing savings with online deals so customers can shop from the comfort of their home. On […]

Black Friday: Eight sales per second at UK’s largest electrical retailer Currys PC World

UK’s largest electrical retailer reporting eight sales per second 30 TVs per minute selling online LONDON, 2015-11-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — With yesterday’s website traffic almost as high as Boxing Day last year, Currys PC World is today reporting its biggest ever start to Black Friday, with seven million visitors to the site this […]

Argos announced amazing deals across more than 350 products on Black Friday

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Argos is launching amazing deals across more than 350 products on Black Friday tomorrow including TVs, computers, tablets, white goods, floor care and more. Deals will be available to customers online at argos.co.uk from 01:00am on Black Friday (Friday 27 November 2015). The deals join a host […]

Target: Unprecedented results on Target.com and a strong turnout in stores on Thanksgiving Day

Record setting online sales and strong in-store traffic mark start of Target’s holiday season MINNEAPOLIS, 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) today reported a successful start to its Black Friday weekend, with unprecedented results on Target.com and a strong turnout in stores on Thanksgiving Day. “Target got a head start going into […]

Fnac now with 4 million FNAC card members

Ivry-sur-Seine, FRANCE, 2015-11-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — This week, Fnac announced that it now has 4 million FNAC card members. To mark the occasion, Fnac is celebrating the 4 jours uniques Fnac from November 26 to 29. Fnac announced this week that it has reached the threshold of 4 million FNAC Card members. Its iconic loyalty […]

Tesco announced details of some of the best deals available in store and online this Black Friday

Black Friday will start on Tesco direct at midnight on Friday 27 November and in 250 Extra stores at 5am. CHESHUNT, England, 2015-11-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — This Christmas Tesco is on a mission to give customers all the help they need to have a magical festive season. As part of its drive to help […]

Incredible savings for ExtraCare® Rewards members during a three-day Black Friday sales event at CVS/pharmacy locations

With incredible Black Friday deals, and season-long savings on Christmas gifts and essentials, CVS/pharmacy stores nationwide take the stress out of holiday shopping and entertaining WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2015-11-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS/pharmacy® today unveiled incredible savings for ExtraCare® Rewards members during a three-day Black Friday sales event at all 7,900 CVS/pharmacy locations which kicks off Thanksgiving […]

Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals at Starbucks and Teavana stores

SEATTLE, 2015-11-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Starbucks and Teavana invite customers to shop for deals at participating stores in the U.S. and online at Starbucks.com/shop and Teavana.com, where they will find something for everyone on their list, including themselves. Thanksgiving and Black Friday Deals at Starbucks Retail Stores and Starbucks.com/shop […]

Big Lots extends holiday hours

COLUMBUS, OHIO, 2015-11-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Big Lots is extending its “Black Friday” to offer great deals every day on seasonal décor, gifts and entertaining goods. Big Lots makes shopping easier by extending holiday hours and offering the best values of the season. Big Lots will be open 7a.m. – midnight on Thanksgiving and Black […]

Currys PC World increased stock by over 40% to deal with anticipated increased demand this Black Friday

LONDON, 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — With little over a week to go, Currys PC World is predicting this Black Friday to be bigger than last year. Searches for the term ‘Black Friday’ are up by three and half times compared to last year*, signalling unwavering customer appetite for the shopping event. To ensure […]

NRF’s Preliminary Thanksgiving Weekend Survey: Millennials love Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday Shopping

WASHINGTON, 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Although nearly 60 percent of holiday shoppers had already started checking off their shopping lists by November 10, millions more are eagerly waiting to hear what retailers have in store – and online – for the biggest holiday shopping weekend of the year. According to NRF’s Preliminary Thanksgiving Weekend […]

Toys“R”Us® announced its Thanksgiving Weekend plans

Loyal Customers Given Exclusive Availability to Shop More Than 100 Black Friday Sales in Advance of the Holiday Shopping Crowds WAYNE, NJ, 2015-11-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us® today announced its Thanksgiving Weekend plans, revealing the season’s hottest doorbusters on this year’s most sought-after playthings, including more than 350 offers and $8,000 in savings. With Toys“R”Us stores […]

International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) 2015 Holiday Guide released on The Center of Shopping’s website

All the latest holiday data and findings one click away. NEW YORK, 2015-11-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — How much money are shoppers spending this holiday season? On Black Friday? Super Saturday? Do shopping centers prefer to hire Santas with real beards or will costume accessories suffice? How are omnichannel and technology trends influencing holiday […]

Argos to launch ‘Red, White and Blue’ Fridays leading up to Black Friday as part of its Christmas campaign

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-11-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading UK retailer Argos will launch ‘Red, White and Blue’ Fridays leading up to Black Friday as part of its Christmas campaign. Deals designed to put pounds back in British shoppers’ pockets will be available every weekend so that customers don’t have to wait for weeks to […]

Target’s strategy for Black Friday: deep daily discounts on electronics, kitchenware, toys and more from Nov. 22 through Dec. 1

New “10 Days of Deals” includes daily discounts and presale on Nov. 25 MINNEAPOLIS, 2015-11-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) today revealed its promotional strategy for Black Friday. The retailer will introduce a new “10 Days of Deals” promotion, offering deep daily discounts on electronics, kitchenware, toys and more from Nov. 22 through […]

Shoppers with Macy’s mobile app will have a chance to win $1m in prizes through “Macy’s Black Friday Walk In and Win” game

Customers will have access to specials starting at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving evening in most stores NEW YORK, 2015-10-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — This Thanksgiving evening, customers can shop the greatest deals of Black Friday weekend beginning at 6 p.m. at most Macy’s (NYSE:M) stores, or online all day at macys.com. Plus, shoppers with Macy’s mobile app will […]

Amazon: Customers ordered 34.4 million items across Prime-eligible countries breaking all Black Friday records with 398 items ordered per second

Amazon sold more units on Prime Day than Black Friday 2014, the biggest Black Friday ever Worldwide order growth increased 266% over the same day last year and 18% more than Black Friday 2014 More new members tried Prime worldwide than any single day in Amazon history Sellers on Amazon that use the Fulfillment by […]