According to a semi-annual survey from Piper Jaffray Cos., total spending by U.S. teenagers topped $77 billion in 2018. Teens are spending more time with online-only retailers. U.S. teenagers are spending more time shopping with online-only retailers and less with department and specialty stores, a report finds. And Amazon.com Inc. is by far their favorite online shopping destination. Total spending (online and offline) by U.S. teenagers (ages 13 to 19) topped $77 billion in 2018, according to a semi-annual survey of the roughly 8,000 U.S. teens from investment bank and asset management firm Piper Jaffray Cos. Self-reported spending averaged about $2,600 per teenager per year. That was up 1% from a year earlier and 6% higher than the average amount reported in the fall 2018 survey. Click Read More bellow for additional information.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest retail bookseller, today announced that over 100 books, including some of the year’s hottest gift books and new releases, will be 50% off starting today, December 6, and running in stores and online through Monday, December 24, and online at BN.com through Tuesday, December 25, while supplies last.*
“Nobody knows books like Barnes & Noble, and this holiday we want to delight our customers with many of the year’s best books at half-price for their seasonal shopping,” said Tim Mantel, Chief Merchandising Officer at Barnes & Noble. “Whether you’re getting a book for a family member, a friend, a co-worker, or just looking for a good read for the holiday, there’s sure to be a perfect book in our selection of 50% off titles. Come in today and ask one of our expert booksellers for a recommendation.”
The 50% off selection covers a wide range of genres, and includes gift books such as Justin Timberlake’s Hindsight, The New Yorker Encyclopedia of Cartoons, Ripley’s Believe it or Not! A Century of Strange! and more. The deal also includes some of the year’s new releases, including Dan Abrams’ Lincoln’s Last Trial, A.J. Finn’s The Woman in the Window, Zora Neale Hurston’s Barracoon, Jane Leavy’s biography of Babe Ruth, The Big Fella, and many more.
Customers can find this great offer at their local Barnes & Noble, or by visiting BN.com.** They can also purchase from Barnes & Noble through the Buy Online, Pick up in Store option in all 630 bookstores around the country, while supplies last.
The complete list of Barnes & Noble’s holiday offerings can be seen online in the 2018 Holiday Gift Guide, and customers can join the conversation on their social channels by using the hashtag, #BNTheKnow.