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With shoppers increasingly using mobile devices to make purchases, Shopatron saw an increase in its Cyber Monday sales of 52% over the 2012 holiday season, according to a press release by Shopatron.
Rakuten saw a huge jump in visits to its ecommerce site, the rise in consumer sales and traffic began Monday before Black Friday with a spike on Thanksgiving Day and an increase the morning of Black Friday, according to a press release.
With the rise of big data and social analytics this holiday season, it won’t be too difficult for Santa to figure out what his consumers want for the holidays, according to this infographic by McCann Truth Centra
Ecommerce sales from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday which are indicators of how well retailers will do during the holiday season.
Best Buy’s third-quarter domestic online revenue increased 15.1% to $499 million, the company said Nov. 19 in its earnings release.
Walmart reported its net sales for the third quarter of $114.9 billion, an increase of 1.6% from last year, according to its financial report released on Nov. 14.
Millions of consumers will use their smartphones as an integral part of their holiday shopping experience. According to this infographic from Sparked, winning the mobile commerce game is not simply about tactics during the holiday season. It’s about building relationships, loyalty, and mutual interactions throughout the year.
The National Retail Federation’s consumer spending survey found that early October promotions drove millions of U.S. Consumers to begin their holiday shopping. In fact, the survey found that 53.8% shoppers have started already and 46.2% said they have yet to start.