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2011 Holiday Season in Review

Published on January 16, 2012 By Robin

According to comScore, the sales period from November 1st – December 25th 2011 experienced a 15 percent increase in sales over the same period in 2010. Although the numbers aren’t in yet, The National Retail Federation is expecting total online sales to be up approximately 3.8 percent over last year’s holiday shopping season. comScore speculates [...]

Holiday 2011 – Early Stats and Promotional Tips

Published on November 29, 2011 By Robin

According to data collected from 500 retailers by IBM, sales for Cyber Monday 2011 grew by 33% over last year. Some early data also shows what a difference a year made for mobile shopping –  mobile sales jumped to 6.6% of all online purchases from only 2.3% last year and shoppers using mobile devices to [...]

Can Black Friday deals be beat?

Published on November 22, 2011 By Robin

Yes! The early bird can catch the sale when unbeatable promotions are good only on Thanksgiving. From InternetRetailer.com – Thanksgiving is for selling – More than half of U.S. online retailers, or 51%, will do their best to tempt sated, stuffed and perhaps sleepy consumers on Thursday by offering promotions good only on Thanksgiving Day, [...]

Holiday Shopping Trends for 2010

Published on November 16, 2010 By Robin

As we head into the prime shopping season, I thought it would be helpful to look at some recent survey’s. According to the National Retail Federation, more shoppers plan to purchase jewelry or gift cards than in the past two holidays seasons. It could be a move away from the recent trend of giving necessities [...]