Holiday Shopping Gone Mobile

| MCM staff

Mobile purchasing for this holiday season is projected to constitute a greater percentage of online spending than ever before

Mobile Sparks 37% Rise in Wayfair.com’s Black Friday Weekend Sales

| MCM staff

reported more than $3.5 million in Black Friday sales, and a 37% increase in holiday weekend sales compared to Thanksgiving weekend 2011. In addition, Wayfair.com more than doubled the percent of revenue from mobile as shoppers snapped up deals on everything from lamps to barstools to generate one sale every three seconds throughout the day.

Shop.org Says More Shoppers Ready for Cyber Monday

| MCM staff

According to a survey conducted for Shop.org by BIGinsight, 129.2 million Americans plan to shop on Cyber Monday this year, up from the 122.8 million who shopped last year, and the 106.9 million who shopped on Cyber Monday in 2010.

Rue La La Reports Record Breaking Thanksgiving Day Sales

| MCM staff

Rue La La announced today that it recorded record-breaking Thanksgiving Day sales and traffic across online and mobile. The company reported a more than 75% increase in mobile sales over last year, with 50% of mobile sales coming through the iPad. The company projects an over 50% increase in overall sales this holiday weekend over last year.

Thanksgiving Becomes Mobile Thursday

| Erin Lynch

Thanksgiving is not just about the turkey this year, according to this infographic from Digitas, 29% of smartphone or tablet owners plan on shopping this holiday using their mobile devices.