SANTA’S SNOOZING WITH ONLY SIX MORE SHOPPING DAYS TO GO
Christmas Sales Forecast Raised to 3.3% Gain In Anticipation of Final Rush to Stores
CHRISTMAS SHOPPING UP SLIGHTLY WITH ONLY ONE FULL WEEKEND TO GO
Wal-Mart Keeps an Early Lead as Shoppers Go To Fewer Stores - Christmas Eve Promises to be a Busy Shopping Day for 36% of Americ
Christmas 2005 Is The Ghost Of Christmas 2004
Déjà vu? Christmas 2005 looking a lot like Christmas 2004.
NATIONAL CHRISTMAS FORECAST 2005
HISTORICAL COMPARATIVE FOLLOW-UP DECEMBER 8, 2002/DECEMBER 5, 2004
“Cyber Monday” More A Marketing Ploy Than Reality
Research casts doubt concerning online shoppers the Monday after Thanksgiving.
CONSUMERS BECOME DO-IT-YOURSELFERS IN OCTOBER
Cost-conscious consumers focused on do-it-yourself projects and delayed most discretionary retail spending in October.
AMERICAN SHOPPERS LOVED THE EARLY BARGAINS ON THE DAY AFTER THANKSGIVING – BUT THEY WERE FINISHED BY NOON
Some Retailers Could Experience Holiday Chills,According to Survey of Weekend Shoppers by America’s Research Group
'Tis the season to shop
Retailers and analysts are polishing their crystal balls, intent on divining what will entice shoppers in an intensely competiti
BACK-TO-SCHOOL DOMINATES AUGUST RETAIL SHOPPING
Shoppers in August were focused on back-to-school needs and little else.
Dancing With The Stars Audience Wants To See Ballroom Dancing Added To Middle/High School P.E. Classes
This consumer shift of attitude is the biggest we have ever identified at America’s Research Group
Retailers Will Need To Do More For This Back-To-School Season
BARGAIN HUNTERS DRIVE JUNE SHOPPING
Retailers of discounted merchandise flourished during June, while full-price stores suffered in the summer heat
Real ladies' man gets into the minds of shoppers
Interview with Britt Beemer: When shoppers speak, C. Britt Beemer listens. And listens. And listens.
DISCOUNT STORES RULE AS MOST POPULAR RETAIL STORES
More than 88% of American shoppers still love making purchases at discount stores.
Why Has Wal-Mart Become The Latest Target For The Big Fall
Wal-Mart is clearly the number one retailer in America. So, why does great success generate such great disdain by the news media
Dumb And Dumber
Christmas 2003 saw the incredible rise of gift cards to the point where almost half of all American families, 48.7%, gave a gift
Seven Things Your Store's Appearance Tells Your Customers
Read Britt's recent article from HQ Trade Magazine. Learn what your store tells your customers - whether you realize it or not.
Beemer Lowers Christmas Sales Projection to 4.2% Increase This Year Compared To His Earlier 4.8% Sales Increase
Thanksgiving Weekend Shopping Highlights
Curious to know how consumers and retailers fared over the all-important shopping weekend after Thanksgiving? ARG's got the scoo
Rush Limbaugh Survey
America's Research Group surveyed about Rush Limbaugh listeners to see if they will remain loyal
AMERICA'S RESEARCH GROUP’S TWELVE POINTS OF CHRISTMAS: BRITT'S HOLIDAY PREDICTIONS
Charleston, SC, November 7, 2003 -- America's Research Group, one of the country’s leading consumer research firms, today releas
AMERICA'S RESEARCH GROUP SAYS INTERNET SHOPPING, MUSIC STORE SALES UP
CHARLESTON, SC – September 15, 2003 -- A new national survey shows that Internet shopping doubled from last August -- both in
Furniture Leads All Categories For Shopping Levels Over Labor Day Weekend
Labor Day weekend shopping was extremely strong, exceeding last year by 6.1%.
New Survey Finds Consumer Confidence in Martha Stewart Drops Sharply Since Indictment
A new survey finds that consumers said they are less likely to buy Martha Stewart brand products due to her recent indictment.
SHOPPING IS NOT A BIG PRIORITY FOR MANY AMERICANS
As war with Iraq loomed on the horizon in the spring of 2003, the stock market was clearly jittery. And so were most Americans.
TRAVEL, CARS AND HOME IMPROVEMENTS
Family vacations, automobiles and improvements are consumers’ top picks for 2003
The Incredible Shrinking Customer Base
As I travel around the country working with America’s retailers, I hear the same complaint over and over again. Their customer b
WEAKER THAN EXPECTED SHOPPING LEVELS WITH ONLY TWO WEEKENDS TO GO BEFORE CHRISTMAS
With two shopping weekends left before Christmas, are consumers meeting retailer expectations?
WHERE HAVE ALL THE SHOPPERS GONE?
Britt Beemer discusses what the retail industry can expect from the upcoming year. Will shoppers return to spend again?