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October 10, 2013

More than three-fourths (79%) of retailers expect an increase in sales this holiday season – the highest percentage seen since the financial downturn.

Philadelphia -- More than three-fourths (79%) of retailers expect an increase in sales this holiday season – the highest percentage seen since the financial downturn. That’s according to global management consultancy Hay Group’s seventh annual retail holiday survey, whose results were more optimistic that several other holiday forecasts.

September 10, 2012

Three-fourths (75%) of retailers forecast an increase in holiday sales this year, according to a survey by Hay Group, a global management consultancy.

Philadelphia -- Three-fourths (75%) of retailers forecast an increase in holiday sales this year, according to a survey by Hay Group, a global management consultancy.

The annual Seasonal Staffing Survey report also finds that retailers have more confidence in holiday hiring plans. While 57% of retailers plan to hire seasonal workers at the same level as 2011, 36% say they will be hiring more. This stands in contrast to 2011 when just 10% planned to hire more seasonal workers than the year prior.

September 6, 2011

According to a survey released Tuesday by global management consultancy Hay Group, 68% of retailers expect holiday sales to increase this year.

Philadelphia -- According to a survey released Tuesday by global management consultancy Hay Group, 68% of retailers expect holiday sales to increase this year. However, hiring plans remain conservative, with 67% of retailers hiring at the same level as last year and 25% hiring fewer seasonal workers.

August 1, 2011

By Craig Rowley, VP and global practice leader, Hay Group

By Craig Rowley, craig.rowley@haygroup.com

June 7, 2011

By Lindsey Lanzisero senior associate, Hay Group's Retail Practice and Craig Rowley, VP and global leader of Hay Group's Retail Practice

By Lindsey Lanzisero, Lindsey.Lanzisero@HayGroup.com and Craig Rowley, Craig.Rowley@HayGroup.com

September 8, 2010

A survey released Thursday by global management consultancy Hay Group found that 64% of retailers...

August 31, 2008

Few, if any, retailers are using the business-management concept of senior leadership teams (SLT)...