Retail Sales

One-third of all digital retail sales will be made by stores

by on September 22, 2021 0

Almost a third of all digital retail transactions will be done through a physical brick-and-mortar location, as more online orders are connected to stores, according to a new study from Colliers. In 2020, just under 22% of digital sales were made through omnichannel methods. “This continuity has forced retailers to adapt their in-store operations...

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Grab these 4 stocks valued as a solid buy after retail sales posted a surprise gain in August

by on September 20, 2021 0

While economists expected the resurgence of COVID-19 cases and supply chain bottlenecks to affect consumer activity and retail sales last month, a rebound in the activity due to back-to-school purchases and strong sales in most regions resulted in a positive surprise. Globally retail sales in August rose 0.7% Seasonally adjusted from July against the...

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Two new shocks for American shopping

by on September 19, 2021 0

Sep 19, 2021 VISITORS AT a large supermarket in America these days could be forgiven for feeling disoriented. From one point of view, all-American consumerism shows up as it normally does: crowds of people struggling to steer overflowing carts in a straight line. Retail sales (excluding cars) increased at a seasonally adjusted rate of...

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Gold and silver beaten after August 2021 retail sales release

by on September 17, 2021 0

Gold and silver prices both experienced virtual collapse after the release of a US Census Bureau report detailing monthly sales of retail and restaurant services in August 2021. The report indicated a consumer spending increase of 0.7%, totaling sales of $ 618.7 billion. The report states that “the anticipated estimates of retail sales and...

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