Black Friday. Cyber Monday. Green Monday. You name it. The holiday season is here and Penske Truck Rental is busy helping parcel companies and retailers meet their peak holiday shipping demands. Recently, the National Retail Federation issued its 2011 forecast for the holiday season.
The association forecasts retailers will have an “average” type season in spite of the challenging economic conditions. The association expects holiday retail sales for 2011 to increase 2.8 percent to $465.6 billion. [Read more...]