MULTICHANNEL MERCHANT » CYBER WEEKEND 2013
With shoppers increasingly using mobile devices to make purchases, Shopatron saw an increase in its Cyber Monday sales of 52% over the 2012 holiday season, according to a press release by Shopatron.
The Cyber Weekend holiday was one for the record books for online merchants. The influx of holiday shoppers also meant and increase in holiday contact center calls. However, according to a recent survey conducted by StellaService, a majority of consumers spent most of their holiday weekend on hold.
Rakuten saw a huge jump in visits to its ecommerce site, the rise in consumer sales and traffic began Monday before Black Friday with a spike on Thanksgiving Day and an increase the morning of Black Friday, according to a press release.
Cyber Weekend 2013 is in the books… kind of, sort of, since some merchants extended Cyber Monday sales into Tuesday, and others even declared the week ending Dec. 7 “Cyber Week.”
Branding Brand, the mobile commerce platform to top retailers, today announced the results of its Mobile Commerce Index for Cyber Monday, which showed a 150% increase in sales on smartphone-optimized websites.
Wayfair.com, online retailer of home furnishings and decor, reported record Cyber Monday sales that surpassed $9 million, a 50% increase in year over year growth.
Adobe reported record Cyber Monday sales. IBM reported record Cyber Monday sales. comScore reported record Cyber Monday Sales. Rumors of Cyber Monday’s death have been greatly exaggerated.
Cyber Monday reached $1.735 billion in desktop online spending, up 18% versus the same day in 2012, representing the heaviest online spending day in history, according to comScore.
JCPenney announced today that it’s same-store sales were up 10.1% compared to November 2012.
Cyber Monday proved to be the biggest online sales day in the history of Walmart. In fact, according to the retailer, from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday was the highest five-day stretch in online sales for the retailer in its history with over one billion page views processed.