Top 5 Sellers: Toys & Games

Kids have sent their wish lists off to the North Pole, and elves frazzled parents are scouring websites and stores to score this year’s hottest toys. Given the popularity of items like Fingerlings and Hatchimals, we were curious to see which toys were actually …

2017 Holiday Gifting Trends: An Early Read

We all have that Facebook friend who finished her holiday shopping in October, and shared Instagram stories of neatly wrapped gifts under a perfect tree (before we had even bought our Thanksgiving turkey). But how many people truly plan that far ahead? What …

Halloween: It’s Not Just about the Candy

It’s not a shock that candy sales ramp up in October for Halloween, just like they do in December for Christmas, in February for Valentine’s Day, and in March or April for Easter. “But I don’t sell candy,” you say. …

Lidl in America: An Early Read

On June 15, 2017, Lidl made its much-anticipated U.S. debut as nine stores opened their doors to customers in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. Already the largest discount grocery chain in Europe, the Germany-based grocer is expected to shake …