12/14/2011 - 11:24am

A new survey by Angus Reid Public Opinion revealed a number of similarities and differences between the holiday shopping habits of people in North America and the United Kingdom.

12/14/2011 - 10:14am

A new report by ShopperTrak found that sales continue to rise despite flat year-over-year figures.

12/13/2011 - 2:03pm

According to two new surveys of parents and pediatricians from Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, more than half of all parents report feeling anxious, fearful or helpless when their child comes down with a fever.

12/12/2011 - 6:28pm

Beauty market research company the NPD Group recently reported that total prestige makeup dollar sales in U.S. department stores were on the rise during the first 10 months of 2011, and gift sets proved to be no exception.

12/12/2011 - 6:23pm

Skin care brands that contain such ingredients as shea butter, olive oil and tea tree oil could be missing an opportunity among ethnic consumers, according to research company Mintel.

12/12/2011 - 2:10pm

Survey data from PriceGrabber, an Experian company, found that many consumers will continue to hit the stores through the final days leading up to Christmas.

12/12/2011 - 11:10am

The holiday season-to-date has garnered $24.6 billion in online sales, a 15% increase above corresponding days last year, ComScore reported.

12/09/2011 - 11:54am

A report released Wednesday by ShopperTrak said that sales increased just 0.2% year-over-year for the week ended Dec. 3, representing a 22.5% decline from the prior week, which held the largest Black Friday in history — both in terms of sales and traffic.

12/09/2011 - 11:25am

A report released Thursday said that consumer confidence in the United States was little changed for a second week, holding at a level typically reached during past recessions.