Retail & Ecommerce

See the latest holiday shopping stories from Insider Intelligence

On today’s one-year anniversary episode of the Around the World show, we look at how holiday shopping this year will be—and won't be—different from last year. Tune in to the discussion as eMarketer principal analyst Bill Fisher hosts senior researcher Man-Chung Cheung and principal analyst at Insider Intelligence Karin von Abrams.

The card lets Mexican businesses with global workforces pay in currencies from any country where Mastercard operates.

More US consumers than ever say they aren’t spending on the holidays: The expected rebound in holiday shopping hides the fact that many consumers are keeping their wallets closed, while others are turning to buy now, pay later plans for gifts they can’t afford.

As comfort-buying furniture online continues to rise, the direct-to-consumer (D2C) home furnishing sector has exploded with growth and competition. Watch Industry Voices: Spotlight on D2C with Joybird’s vice president, marketing and business development Eric Tsai to hear how the La-Z-Boy-owned brand scales its custom furniture business by staying in sync with consumer expectations.

In China and the US, 59% of internet users are comfortable using secondhand clothing items, making those countries where the resale fashion economy is most ripe for growth.

As product availability remains strained this holiday season, consumers are taking a flexible approach to shopping.

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The BNPL giant will also bring the Klarna Card stateside—both payment features are already available in Europe.

Thanksgiving store closures return thanks to shifting consumer habits: Increasing online shopping and earlier deal-seeking, plus criticism over opening on Thanksgiving Day, could lead many retailers to forgo the trend for good—Target has already committed to doing so.