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Branding Brand Says Mobile Commerce Grew on Black Friday  Nov 30, 2013 9:38 PM By MCM Staff

[CLICK HERE for Multichannel Merchant's Cyber Weekend 2013 coverage] Mobile Visits Grow, but Revenue Explodes: Thanksgiving Day Sales on Smartphone-optimized Websites up 258% (via PR Newswire) PITTSBURGH, Nov. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Branding Brand, the leading mobile commerce platform to top retailers, today announced the results of its Mobile Commerce Index for Thanksgiving Day, which […]

Mobile Commerce Response Times Slower Than Cyber Weekend 2012  Nov 30, 2013 9:17 PM By MCM Staff

While many merchants optimized their ecommerce sites for growing Cyber Weekend demand, Compuware APM questions whether they have been prepared for the mobile commerce onslaught.

Sears Reports Thanksgiving, Black Friday 2013 Trends  Nov 30, 2013 8:15 AM By MCM Staff

Integrated shopping trends have ruled the day – and night – as Shop Your Way members and customers took advantage of more options to get doorbuster savings at Sears for Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday 2013.

Walmart Serves 22 Million Thanksgiving Day Customers  Nov 29, 2013 11:26 AM By MCM Staff

Walmart.com processed nearly 400 million page views on Thanksgiving Day, including customers who used mobile devices and tablets.

Men’s Wearhouse and Esquire Hit the Road on Black Friday  Nov 28, 2013 12:27 PM By MCM Staff

Less than two weeks after the launch of the Esquire Ultimate Shirt and Tie Collection, Men’s Wearhouse and Esquire will roll out the Esquire Tie Truck to promote the collection during Black Friday weekend.

Walmart, Amazon and Nordstrom Dominate Social Word of Mouth  Nov 28, 2013 9:26 AM By MCM Staff

Shareablee found that 1 in 5 pieces of social content amplified by shoppers came from Walmart. Walmart also received more than double the engaged actions across Facebook and Twitter, and these factors combined reveal a high degree of pass-along value in their social content mix.

70% of Merchants Expect Zero Growth on Black Friday and Cyber Monday  Nov 26, 2013 5:56 PM By MCM Staff

A recent survey of nearly 1,000 merchants has found that Black Friday and Cyber Monday might not be a major success in terms of sales for some retailers. In fact, according to the survey from Newtek Business Services, 70% believe their sales on Black Friday and Cyber Monday will remain unchanged compared to 2012 sales.

comScore Forecasts 14% Growth in Holiday Desktop Ecommerce Spending  Nov 26, 2013 5:07 PM By MCM Staff

For the holiday season-to-date, $18.9 billion has been spent online using desktop computers, marking a 14% increase versus the corresponding days last year. comScore says that trend will continue through the end of the holiday season.

Get a Real ROI from Social in 5 Steps  Nov 26, 2013 3:37 PM By MCM Staff

If you’re like the majority of marketers worldwide struggling to prove ROI from your social efforts, Bazaarvoice has a 5-step plan for you. Taking into account the collective insights of over 2000 of the world’s leading brands, Real ROI from Social in 5 Steps shows you how successful brands and retailers capture results and prove […]

The Top 5 Consumer-Driven Trends in Retail  Nov 26, 2013 3:34 PM By MCM Staff

To compete in the new environment of always connected, highly informed consumers, retailers need to leverage five trends to realize higher conversions and larger transaction sizes. Find out how you can apply these 5 trends to your business. Retailers that embrace and facilitate social where customers are discovering, considering, and buying, can increase wallet share. […]

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