Holiday shopping continues to increase year-over-year. In fact, the National Retail Federation reported that holiday sales are expected to increase 4% this holiday season to $682 billion. See where shoppers are finding the information they need to start their holiday shopping and what their preferences are.
The internet today looks nothing like what it did at inception 30 years ago; now, it’s a visually-fueled, mobile community of billions of people interacting with one another, sharing information about themselves and their opinions, and distributing content near and far. Here is how you can benefit from user-generated content on your site.
It is safe to say that the millennial demographic is probably the hottest market segment today. Accounting for about 80 million consumers, millennials have a spending power of $1.4 trillion a year, representing 30% of U.S. retail sales. Here is a deep dive look at how you should market to your millennial shopper.
Will relying on discounts and shipping offers during the holidays be enough to deliver success? Products have been discounted so much that costs have become relatively equalized between competitors. Here are three ways to boost your UGC efforts to help your holiday shoppers find the information they need to buy with confidence and encourage them to submit content after they’ve made a purchase.