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Cyber Monday 2014 posts a 17% annual gain in online desktop sales, while weekend buying increased 26%. Cyber Weekend grows 24%.
Bluefly said it had its best cyber weekend ever. Sales for Bluefly increased 36% year-over-year, and Bluefly’s Marketplace had its highest selling days in its history.
Thanksgiving posted a 32% gain to $1.0 billion in desktop ecommerce spending, while Black Friday jumped 26% to $1.5 billion, pushing season-to-date growth rate to 15%, according to comScore.
Early holiday promotions, the continued growth of online shopping, and an improving economy changed the way millions of people approached the biggest shopping weekend of the year.
On Thursday evening, Rue La La shoppers pushed back from the Thanksgiving table and turned to their devices. The members-only flash-sales site reported record-breaking sales via mobile devices Thanksgiving, with 68% of sales coming from mobile.
As retailers prepare for the crucial holiday shopping season, many could be driving customers away by promoting irrelevant products, failing to build customer relationships through intelligent follow-up, and ignoring consumer preferences on end-to-end order tracking. Here’s a look at why 74% on online retailers fail to build customer relationships that drive repeat purchases.
GENCO Marketplace, America’s largest wholesaler of retailer returns, has made major improvements to GENCOMarketplace.com, its flagship B2B website. Here’s a look at the enhancements.
Global payment gateway BlueSnap announced today that Yoyo, a mobile marketing and payments platform, has selected BlueSnap to power its international transactions.
International Checkout, a global ecommerce solutions platform announced its partnership with LA retailer Ron Herman. It will allow the retailer to reach 250 global destinations.
With expectations higher than ever for a merry omnichannel holiday season, retailers are assertively preparing their shipping operations to avoid delivery and service hiccups. According to Shop.org’s eHoliday survey, more merchants are not going to push guaranteed deliveries to the brink this holiday season.
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