Shelter-in-place orders in response to the coronavirus have pushed Americans to spend more at major office supply retailers, like Office Depot and Staples.
With public concern growing over the coronavirus pandemic, year-to-date sales at Costco, BJ's Wholesale, and Sam's Club are on the rise.
Point-of-sale financing is gaining popularity. Payments to the industry nearly quadrupled since January 2018 and are likely to surge this shopping season.
Unicorn cosmetics sensation Glossier held just one major sale in 2018, and it paid off. It also attracted more returning customers than new ones; a common occurrence for the brand. And the company’s 2019 sales are up year-over year.
The sandwich broke recent sales records and attracted new customers, and sales remain elevated, even weeks after the foodie phenom ran out.