posts tagged as Holiday


By Natalie Kotlyar | November 08, 2018

Holiday Shopping 2018: Nothing Beats a Bargain—BDO Consumer Beat Survey

Holiday shopping season is among us and, this year, consumers are prioritizing deals over other perks. Our latest Consumer Beat Survey unpacks what retailers need to know about consumers’ holiday shopping motivators. read more


By Natalie Kotlyar | February 16, 2018

‘Tis The Season for Gift Card Redemption—Are You Properly Accounting for Them?

As gift cards continue to grow in popularity, retailers can organize efficient tracking systems to ensure proper accounting. read more


Infographic: The 12 Trends of Holiday Shopping

The holiday season stands as a crucial quarter for retailers’ financial well-being. What trends will determine their success this year? BDO polled 1,000 consumers and 100 retail executives on their holiday shopping outlooks. read more


By Natalie Kotlyar | November 17, 2017

Stores & Shoppers Sing Different Carols This Holiday Season: BDO Surveys

BDO’s inaugural 2017 Retail CxO Holiday Survey report explores the divide between retailers’ and consumers’ plans for how and where they’ll invest this holiday season. What did our polls of the two groups reveal? read more


Results from Reader Survey: Predicting Retail CMO Trends For This Holiday Season

At the beginning of this month we asked you, our readers, to put your knowledge of the retail industry to the test and predict retail CMOs projections on trends for this holiday season ahead of the release of the 2016 Retail Compass... read more


5 Predictions for Thanksgiving Weekend Shopping

Year after year, holiday promotions roll out sooner than the last. While the traditional holiday shopping period was historically known to last from Thanksgiving weekend through December, some argue that the timeline begins as early as... read more


2016 BDO Retail Compass Survey of CMOs: Full Report

Consumers may loosen the grips on their wallets heading into the holiday season this yearif the price is right. Steadily climbing consumer confidence and sales growth for certain categories in recent months suggest consumers may have... read more


By Natalie Kotlyar | September 12, 2016

Augmenting a Social Media Advertising Strategy for Retailers

The new retail advertising has taken the catalog socialand made it actionable with a click. In the last year, weve seen the introduction of shoppable social media options, like the Twitter Buy Now button and Pinterests buyable pinsmoving... read more


Trends in Retail Summer Staffing

This week, summer officially kicks off. For the retail industry, summer can mean a change in the pace of business, leading to a need for adjusted seasonal staffing. With summer on retailers minds, what does the industry have to look... read more


Results from Reader Survey: What are Your Expectations for this Valentines Day?

Earlier this month, we asked you, our readers and @BDOConsumer Twitter followers, to share your expectations for consumer spending this Valentines Day. read more