3 Holiday Trends: Prepare for the Marathon, Not a Sprint

| Greg Zakowicz

The holiday shopping season is the ecommerce version of the Boston Marathon’s Heartbreak Hill. It’s a season that will challenge retailers, stress them, push them to their limits and, many times, either make or break them. Here are three trends that will get you ready for the holiday shopping season.

Cyber Monday In July: A Guide to Leveraging Seasonal & Event Trends

| Tim Calpin

Cyber Monday is one of the biggest online shopping days of the year, this holiday sits on a convergence of a series of trends- it’s the holiday season, stores offer low prices and companies release a lot of new products. However, shopping days as big as this does not need to only be during the holiday season. Retailers can have big sales throughout the year by taking advantage of several other trends they may not have thought of. Here is a list of events and trends you may want to think about to keep customers coming back long after the traditional holiday season.

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eBags Sees Cyber Monday Success

| MCM Staff

eBags announced that Cyber Monday 2016 was the biggest online day in history for sales, mobile, and site traffic. See what results eBags garnered and what its plans are going forward.

Cyber Monday Hits New Record of $3.45 Billion

| Daniela Forte

Cyber Monday hit a new record this year when it reached $3.45 billion spent online, an increase of 12.1% over 2015. See what other data was revealed on Cyber Monday and what it says about the rest of the holiday season.

137.4 Million Consumers Plan to Shop Thanksgiving Weekend

| MCM Staff

With Black Friday and Thanksgiving weekend not too far off, consumers are eager to see what deals retailers are offering for the biggest shopping weekend of the year. The National Retail Federation provided some important insight with online and in-store shopping during Thanksgiving weekend.