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November 21, 2011

Up to 60% more shoppers will enter stores on Dec. 26 than on the same day last year, according to ShopperTrak, the world's largest provider of retail and mall foot traffic counting services.

October 26, 2011

The U.S. retail industry will perform in line with sluggish U.S. GDP growth through 2012 as persistent unemployment, stock market volatility and economic gloom weigh on consumer confidence and spending, according to a new report by Moody's Investors Service.

July 25, 2011

Casual Male Retail Group said Monday it has opened a new, 12,663-sq.-ft. Destination XL in Phoenix, which joins five locations in Georgia, Illinois, Texas, Nevada and Tennessee.

May 31, 2011

Consumers grew more confident in May amid job gains and slightly declining gas prices.

May 31, 2011

Consumer confidence declined in May, according to the Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index.

November 30, 2010

Optimism about the U.S. economy grew in November, pushing the latest reading on consumer sentiment to the highest level since June.

November 18, 2010

A report released Thursday by Kurt Salmon Associates said that, while consumer confidence remains shaky, retail sales should see a modest increase through the holiday season, boosted by broadened growth in personal consumption.

November 10, 2010

Disney Store has opened its largest store to date, a 20,000-sq.-ft. emporium in the heart of New York City’s Times Square.