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Despite all the angst and venom consumers spewed towards merchants who chose to open their doors on Thanksgiving night, it appears Thanksgiving Day shopping is here to stay. Here’s why.
Borderfree CEO Michael DeSimone talks with Multichannel Merchant’s Tim Parry to talk about the role global commerce will play during Holiday 2013.
Thanksgiving weekend 2013 has come and gone. Here are the Top 10 interesting ecommerce and in-store facts and figures from the holiday weekend.
Bacon scarves, butt towels, and a Santa-kini? They’re just a few of the outrageous gifts that made this year’s 7th annual list of the Top 10 Most Stupid Gifts of year, compiled by online retailer Stupid.com.
Amazon is hoping that, by 2015, it will be able to deliver orders via droids. Yes, drones. Amazon Prime Air is hoping for takeoff in 2015.
During a conference call on Dec. 1, neither NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay or Prosper’s Consumer Insights Director Pam Goodfellow seemed to be alarmed by the drop-off in Thanksgiving weekend sales figures.
comScore says Thanksgiving Day ecommerce sales made on non-mobile devices reached $776 million, up 21% from 2012, while Black Friday’s $1.2 billion sales day was a 15% increase over last year.
U.S. retailers and brands who use Borderfree’s platform saw their online same-store sales to international consumers rise 50% this Black Friday compared to last year, according to information provided by the global ecommerce technology provider.
Jay Henderson, Strategy Director for IBM Smarter Commerce, talks with Multichannel Merchant’s Tim Parry about ecommerce’s role in Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday 2013 shopping.
Jim Davidson, manager of marketing research at Bronto, talks about the email marketing trends he saw on Black Friday 2013.
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