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August 27, 2014

With each passing year, it seems like the twinkly lights, newspaper inserts and door busters galore start earlier and earlier. The 2014 holiday season will be no different. As stores pull out all the stops to offer holiday promotions as early as possible this upcoming season, consumers will continue to shift their shopping dollars to November.

October 22, 2013

Two flukes in the calendar this year will challenge retailers when it comes to holiday revenues. Here is some advice from Bill Martin, founder of ShopperTrak, on how to maximize opportunities during the shorter selling season.

December 27, 2012

A report issued by ShopperTrak found that last-minute shopping activity drove large increases in both retail sales and foot traffic last week.

November 5, 2012

By Bill Martin, ShopperTrak Founder

November 1, 2012

ShopperTrak has acquired ReTel Technologies Inc. (ReTel), a Silicon Valley-based provider of hybrid video-auditing solutions and advanced shopper analysis.

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.

November 1, 2011

A report released by retail foot traffic counter ShopperTrak identified the 10 holiday shopping days that will make or break the period for retailers.

September 21, 2011

Retail sales will rise 3% percent during November and December compared to the year-ago period, but foot traffic will decrease 2.2%, according to ShopperTrak.

January 11, 2011

Year-over-year retail sales rose a solid 4% for the 2010 holiday shopping season (November/December), according to ShopperTrak’s National Retail Sales Estimate.

January 5, 2011

Year-over-year retail sales increased 6.5% for the week ending Jan. 1, according to ShopperTrak’s National Retail Sales Estimate, while the company’s Retail Traffic Index (SRTI) reported foot traffic rose 4.1% for the same period.

December 29, 2010

Total GAFO retail sales for Christmas week (week ending Dec. 25) slipped 4.1% compared with last year, while the company’s retail traffic index (SRTI) reported a 6.8% total U.S. foot traffic decline for the same period, according to ShopperTrak’s National Retail Sales Estimate (NRSE).

December 21, 2010

Boosted by a very weak comparison period, ShopperTrak’s National Retail Sales Estimate (NRSE) reported that total GAFO retail sales for the last Saturday before Christmas (12/18), or Super Saturday, increased a sharp 15.1% compared with last year, while the company’s retail traffic index (SRTI) reported a similar 10.1% total U.S. foot traffic uptick for the same period.

December 8, 2010

Year-over-year GAFO retail sales increased a slight 2.3% or the week ending Dec. 4, according to ShopperTrak’s National Retail Sales Estimate (NRSE).

November 17, 2010

Better-than-expected response to early sales promotions mixed with relatively mild weather throughout the country are already driving holiday traffic to malls and retail outlets have caused ShopperTrak to up its 2010 holiday forecast.

November 10, 2010

A report released Wednesday by ShopperTrak found that total GAFO retail sales for the month of October increased 1.6% ...

November 9, 2010

A report released Wednesday by ShopperTrak found that total GAFO (general merchandise, apparel, furniture, sporting...

November 4, 2010

Year-over-year GAFO retail sales increased a 1.1% for the week ending Oct. 30 while sales...

October 18, 2010

Sales during the upcoming holiday shopping season are expected to increase 2.9% versus last year,...

October 14, 2010

The National Retail Sales Estimate released Friday by ShopperTrak found that total GAFO (general merchandise,...

October 6, 2010

A report released Thursday by ShopperTrak found that year-over-year GAFO (general merchandise, apparel, furniture, sporting...

September 28, 2010

ShopperTrak’s National Retail Sales Estimate Wednesday reported that year-over-year GAFO retail sales increased 2.1% for...

September 22, 2010

Year-over-year GAFO retail sales increased 3.3% for the week ending Sept. 18, while sales were...

September 14, 2010

A report released Wednesday by ShopperTrak said that year-over-year GAFO (general merchandise, apparel, furniture, sporting...

September 1, 2010

Year-over-year GAFO (general merchandise, apparel, furniture, sporting goods, electronics, hobby, books and other related store...