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Deloitte: Holiday sales to grow by 4.5% to 5%

Deloitte: Holiday sales to grow by 4.5% to 5%

NEW YORK — Retail sales this holiday season are likely to increase by between 4.5% and 5%, according to projections by Deloitte. “Based on a growth in consumer disposable income and spending indicators, retailers, across channels, should expect a strong holiday season in 2019,” said Rod Sides vice chairman, Deloitte LLP and U.S. retail and

Deloitte, Orbita join forces to transform the patient experience

Deloitte, Orbita join forces to transform the patient experience

BOSTON — Health care information technology is undergoing unprecedented change—and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference is the premier event to learn about the latest technologies, trends, and solutions in this fast-paced field. At this year’s HIMSS conference, Deloitte and Orbita are working together to transform the patient journey using DeloitteASSIST

Survey: More consumers plan to shop during this holiday weekend

Survey: More consumers plan to shop during this holiday weekend

NEW YORK— According to a new survey from Deloitte, more than 7 in 10 (71%) holiday shoppers plan to head to the stores and online over the Thanksgiving weekend (Thanksgiving Thursday — Cyber Monday). Holiday shoppers say they’ll spend an average of $420 between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday, and 88% expect to spend more or the

Holiday shoppers hooked on fast and free shipping

Holiday shoppers hooked on fast and free shipping

NEW YORK — Fast and free shipping return as holiday shopper favorites, according to Deloitte’s 33rd annual “Holiday Survey” of consumer spending intentions and trends. Free consistently trumps fast when it comes to shipping preferences: For the second consecutive year, 88% of survey respondents prefer free shipping over receiving their holiday packages faster (12%). The majority

How to navigate disruption in retail pharmacy

How to navigate disruption in retail pharmacy

NEW YORK – Few industries have escaped the radical shifting of landscape that has been the collateral damage of digitization. Events that were originally called “market disruptions” have become a steady rain of complex, turbulent shifts, leaving even the most adaptive companies struggling to keep up. Disruption in retail pharmacy Although retail pharmacy seemed somewhat

Deloitte forecasts uptick in holiday retail sales

Deloitte forecasts uptick in holiday retail sales

NEW YORK — Holiday retail sales stand to climb 4% to 4.5% for the 2017 Christmas shopping season, financial consultancy Deloitte projects. Deloitte said Wednesday that its retail and distribution practice pegs overall holiday sales at $1.04 trillion to $1.05 trillion between November and January. The total is seasonally adjusted and excludes motor vehicles and

Back-to-school spending expected to climb

Back-to-school spending expected to climb

NEW YORK — Back-to-school spending is forecast to rise this season, according to recent surveys from the National Retail Federation and Deloitte LLC. Families with children in elementary through high school plan to spend an average $687.72 each, for a total of $29.5 billion, an 8% increase from last year’s $27.3 billion, according to the

Deloitte: Holiday shopping season to start strong

Deloitte: Holiday shopping season to start strong

NEW YORK — The inaugural weekend to the 2016 holiday shopping season will see consumers spending a bit more, according to a survey from Deloitte LLP. The study projects that 76% of Americans will go shopping over the Thanksgiving weekend, with per-capita spending of $400 over the four days between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday, an