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Category: Holidays

A Very Digital Christmas Ahead

  • By Josh Green
  • · December 15, 2014

The latest word from the Panjiva research team is good news for the many children who hope to receive digital toys as presents this holiday season: several electronic toys have seen a dramatic uptick in shipments compared to the same period in 2013. Here are some highlights from the analysis of shipments coming into U.S. ports from […]

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“Elf on the Shelf” Mania Fuels Shipment Boom

  • By michael
  • · December 10, 2013

The Panjiva research team is happy to report that you’re not going crazy: Elf on the Shelf mania is, in fact, bigger than ever this holiday season. Shipments of Elf on the Shelf-related merchandise coming into U.S. ports have increased more than 3x August through October this year compared to the same period in 2012. […]

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Expect More Luxury This Holiday Season

  • By Annelise McCarthy
  • · November 27, 2013

An analysis of U.S. imports suggests that retailers believe holiday shoppers will be buying more high-end goods than in previous years.  For example, imports of cashmere and leather shipments are up for the months of August to October, which are the peak months for vendors to receive merchandise for the upcoming season. Both goods experienced […]

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Who will be knocking on your door this Halloween?

  • By michael
  • · October 15, 2013

The Panjiva Research team spend some time (just a little bit of time) reviewing shipment data from June, July and August of this year to track shipments of Halloween costumes. Their analysis has concluded that you’re going to have more witches than werewolves at your door this October 31st.

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Shipments of Stout and Jameson Suggest a Happy St. Patricks Day

  • By michael
  • · March 12, 2013

It could be an especially festive St. Patrick’s Day this year, according to data from the Panjiva research team.  December through February shipments of stout are at a record 785—an increase of nearly five percent over last year and almost 15 percent over 2011.   What’s really got leprechauns leaping, however, is the rise of […]

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