by Carmel Maher

Carmel Maher

‘Twas the night before Black Friday and as retailers were preparing for the masses, synthetic identities were slipping past lenders’ fraud defenses…

The holiday shopping season is upon us and 2019 retail sales are predicted to mark the first-ever trillion-dollar …

by Carmel Maher

Carmel Maher

In our last post, we shared new trends developing in 2018 that transformed the traditional Black Friday kick-off to holiday shopping. Specifically, online purchasing was a popular choice for many Black Friday diehards. Did that dampen the Cyber Monday …

by Carmel Maher

Carmel Maher

Black Friday 2018 saw slower foot traffic in retail stores than in years past, but that didn’t mean merchandise wasn’t flying off the shelves—online sales hit a record high with shoppers spending $6.22 billion online, up 23.6% from last year.¹ …

by Carmel Maher

Carmel Maher

It’s that time of year again. Retail stores are advertising their Black Friday specials with many starting their sales even earlier, prompting some to refer to this popular shopping frenzy to grab deep discounts for holiday gifts as Black November.…

by Ken Meiser

Ken Meiser

In our last post, we reported that on Black Friday in-store and online consumers shopped earlier in the day posting record breaking sales, which likely resulted in credit, loan and service application volumes also peaking earlier in the day. …