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MULTICHANNEL MERCHANT » CYBER WEEKEND 2013
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.
This holiday season, businesses must focus extensively on application performance and usability, in order to get users to increase transactions. Compuware has compiled the following five suggestions for improving performance and boosting sales.
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.
With the allure of deep discounts, “door-buster” promotions and extended store hours, shoppers visited more stores and spent more money across the days of Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday than they did last year. However, sales rose only 2.3%.
[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 […]
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.