New York and LA top the list. Warm weather cities show a proclivity for mobile purchases.
An American Express survey predicts purses will loosen, while a government report says they'll likely stay shut tight.
Consumers will take greater advantage of digital deals, while retailers will see more click-throughs thanks to improved application of data analytics.
The senator from Texas charges they would penalize catalogers and Internet retailers to support big brick-and-mortar retailers.
Santa's not the only one making holiday lists for young folks. Accenture is, too, and here's its handicapping of millennial shopping for Thanksgiving and the day after.
The move would accompany a focus on Internet sales, which the retailer intends to grow by as much as 40% over the next four years.
It indicates it's serious about the retail business, charging $95 a year for deliveries to Amazon Prime's $99.
The e-commerce king will hit the bricks for the holidays, just a stone's throw from Macy's.
Though they lack confidence in their mobile strategies and apps, retailers list mobile commerce ninth on their Christmas to-do lists, an eBay study reports.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce and others side with the Direct Marketing Association in its tax jurisdiction case against Colorado.