Research & Analysis

Holiday data
October 26, 2023

What are consumers’ holiday intentions? New study gives a full breakdown

Circana's annual Holiday Purchase Intentions study reveals valuable insights on how consumer behavior is changing and more.

October 24, 2023

Housing starts gain unexpectedly, despite high interest rates

Despite elevated mortgage rates averaging above 7%, single-family starts posted a gain in September.

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October 19, 2023

Gen Z is not shopping the way we thought they would

New research has found that Gen Z consumers are shopping in a way that is counterintuitive to their digitally native reputation.

The holiday shopping season runs from Nov. 1 to Dec. 31 according to the National Retail Federation.
October 17, 2023

Survey hints at how home can grab some of that higher holiday spending

Holiday shoppers are expected to spend an average of $1,652 this year with some of that going toward non-gift home purchases.

October 17, 2023

Furniture remains off pace in September, but decline not as steep

The Department of Commerce's advance monthly estimates say the category didn't match 2022's figures but didn't slip as far as recent months.

October 16, 2023

Consumers make less space in their wallets for home-related purchases

Just how much has expected U.S. consumer spending for home-related products decreased over the past couple of years?

October 12, 2023

Was the Big Deal Days event a big deal? Amazon seems to think so

Amazon is declaring its two-day sales event a success based on sales of more than 25 million items with same-day or next-day delivery.

October 10, 2023

Affluent soccer moms? Niche groups could lead furniture buying next year

Furniture retailers can look to specific consumer demographic groups to fuel furniture sales next year, according to a new Provoke survey.