Canada Post Delivers 1 Million Parcels in One Day  Dec 18, 2012 8:26 PM By MCM staff

Canada Post achieved an all-time single-day record on Thursday, December 13 by delivering one million parcels across the country, an 11% increase compared to the previous year’s busiest day.

New Study Reveals Shopping Habits of Latino Consumers  Dec 18, 2012 8:16 PM By MCM staff

According to a new study, Latino consumers view shopping much differently than their non-Latino counterparts.In this release, you will get a better insight into the shopping habits of the fastest growing population in the U.S.

Green Monday Ranked 3rd Heaviest Online Shopping Day in History  Dec 17, 2012 7:30 PM By MCM staff

Green Monday (Dec. 10) kicked off strong with $1.275 billion in sales, making it the third heaviest online shopping day in history, according to comScore. Cyber Monday (Nov. 26, 2012) currently ranks as the heaviest online spending day of the season

Innotrac Releases SmartHub Findings on Ecommerce Experience  Dec 14, 2012 7:01 PM By MCM staff

Innotrac Corporation announced the results of its latest SmartHub eCommerce benchmark analysis, which was based on a sampling of orders placed in August of this year. The report evaluated over 100 merchants across 56 data points, tracking the entire eCommerce experience from ordering, to shipping, packaging, customer service, and returns.

Deloitte Consumer Spending Index Retreats  Dec 13, 2012 7:11 PM By MCM staff

After nearly a year of steady gains, the Deloitte Consumer Spending Index fell in November due to a slowdown in the rise of new home prices and an accelerating decline in real wages. The Index tracks consumer cash flow as an indicator of future consumer spending.

ComScore: Green Monday Spending Jumps 13%  Dec 13, 2012 6:46 PM By MCM staff

Green Monday (Dec. 10) reached $1.275 billion in spending, up 13 percent vs. last year and ranking as the third heaviest online spending day for the season-to-date after Cyber Monday ($1.465 billion) and Tuesday, Dec. 4 ($1.362 billion), according to figures released by online measurement service comScore.

Harris Poll Shows Best Buy and Walmart are Most Showroomed  Dec 12, 2012 5:13 PM By MCM staff

When showroomers are asked to name the online retailer they most frequently purchase from after visiting a brick and mortar store, Amazon (57%) is the dominant response; the online mega-retailer is mentioned by the majority of showroomers, at more than a 10:1 ratio over the next strongest mentions (eBay and Walmart, at 5% each). Other online retailers mentioned by over 1% of showroomers include Best Buy (3%), Target, Lowe’s and Home Depot (2% each).
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Holiday Shoppers Spent $26.6 Billion Online  Dec 10, 2012 7:06 PM By MCM staff

Online shoppers have spent $26.6 billion to date this holiday season, according to comScore, marking a 13% increase versus the corresponding days last year. The most recent week saw three individual days eclipse $1 billion in spending

Acquity Group Expands Canadian Presence  Dec 08, 2012 12:06 AM By MCM staff

Acquity Group, a Brand eCommerce and digital marketing company, has announced that it will be opening a Toronto, Canada office to help boost business development in North America.

Poll: 66 Million Have Yet To Begin Their Holiday Shopping  Dec 07, 2012 11:55 PM By MCM staff

According to a recent Consumer Report’s poll, 66 million Americans have yet to begin their holiday shopping. The poll also shows that a lot of Americans are concerned about finding deals and over spending on certain items.

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