Record 196.7M Consumers Shopped Over Thanksgiving Weekend
A record 196.7 million Americans shopped in stores and online during the five-day holiday shopping period from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday.
Record 166.3M Shoppers Expected During Thanksgiving Weekend
An estimated 166.3 million people are planning to shop from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday this year, according to the annual survey released by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Prosper Insights & Analytics.
Walmart Manager Opens Fire in Break Room, Killing 6
The manager of a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia opened fire on employees gathered in the break room Tuesday night, killing six people and hospitalizing four.
Retail Sales Growing as Holiday Season Begins
Retail sales grew again in October as consumers set aside concerns about inflation and many got a jump start on the holiday season.
A Non-Veteran’s View of Veteran’s Day and How I Almost Became One
Enjoy this Veteran’s Day, but please take a minute to think about someone you know who served in the military.
LPM, LPF, and RILA’s APLC Prove to Be Stronger Together
Top loss prevention professionals, solution providers, staff from Loss Prevention Magazine and the Loss Prevention Foundation, and members of the Retail Industry Leaders Association’s Asset Protection Leaders Council and Loss Prevention Foundation Board of Directors gathered for the 2022 Annual Meeting this week.
Workplace Fatigue: Is Everyone Just Tired of Working?
Workplace fatigue and burnout is a real issue attributed to longer work hours and increased work demands for many workers across the country.
How Retail Stores Can Help Law Enforcement
Jimmie Hernandez provides a law enforcement perspective as to how stores can do their part to help successfully tackle and prosecute retail crime in their community.
Year-Over-Year Retail Sales Growth Continues
Retail sales remained strong on a monthly basis and saw another year-over-year gain in September despite an interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve and continuing inflation.
2022 Retail Holiday Season Outlook
Even though it's only very early fall, it is beginning to look a lot like Christmas in many stores. Santa must be anticipating a mad rush on limited supplies as multiple major retail chains already have their trees and trimmings out for sale.