Online measurement firm ComScore says holiday season retail e-commerce spending for the first 34 days of the holiday shopping season was approaching $20 billion for the week ending Dec. 4. That marks a 15% increase vs. the corresponding days last year, according to ComScore.
Consumers on the go are using their smartphones to pay for items they buy in a bricks-and-mortar environment, according to reports released by retailers this week.
Cyber Monday 2011 has come and gone. Here’s a sampling of Cyber Monday-themed emails that came across our inboxes
Consumers spent more in cyberspace on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday in 2011, and that means cost per click is on the rise.
Consumers bought more online this Thanksgiving Day than last, but reports from ecommerce platform providers indicate it will still be dwarfed by Black Friday and Cyber Monday
Macy’s employees came from as far as Bangor, ME and Virginia to take part in the parade. No one spent the night in the city (at least on Macy’s tab). The folks from Maine got on a bus at 8 p.m. Wednesday for the overnight trip.
The National Retail Federation, the Food Marketing Institute, the National Association of Convenience Stores and retailers Boscov’s and Miller Oil filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in Washington Tuesday saying the Federal Reserve failed to follow key requirements of a 2010 law when it adopted a flawed cap on debit card swipe fees that took effect this fall.
No matter how you look at it, and despite its denial, Small Business Saturday is all about American Express.
Toys ‘R’ Us today announced Friday that it has expanded its mobile offerings for the 2011 holiday season. Here’s a look at what the multichannel toy seller is doing to bring an enhanced mobile experience to its customers.
The Moosejaw Mountaineering catalog models are getting naked