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How Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2014 shaped up

Internet Retailing | December 3, 2014 |Black Friday (November 28) and Cyber Monday (December 1) were expected to be bigger than ever this year. Each is a key shopping date in its own right, but since the two fell on the same weekend in 2014, the sales-boosting effect was likely to be amplified. We followed the events as they unfolded and below are our key points. Read more…


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8 UK Versus US Interesting Stats on Cyber Monday for Retailers

Computer Business Review | December 3, 2014 | Monetate, a provider of web personalisation technology, reveals the latest findings on online shoppers worldwide after viewing close to 50 million shopping sessions on Cyber Monday. Read more…


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All the stats you need from Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2014

Econsultancy | December 3, 2014 | So far we’ve covered pre-Black Friday predictions, Black Friday email marketing, Black Friday site crashes and several other Black Friday angles. And to round it all off, here are a load of Black Friday/Cyber Monday stats. And let that be the end of it… Read more…


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Cyber Monday Sees $2 Billion In Desktop Sales

MediaPost | December 3, 2014 | Consumers spent $2.038 billion from desktop computers on Cyber Monday, up 17% compared with a year ago, The weekend after Thanksgiving also saw its first billion-dollar online shopping day on Saturday, while sales on Sunday fell short of $1 billion. Read more…


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Smartphones begin to rival tablets as commerce powerhouse

Mobile Commerce Daily | December 3, 2014 |While tablets are known for driving more online commerce sales than smartphones, results from the recent Thanksgiving holiday weekend point to how quickly the latter’s star is rising. Read more…


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Black Friday & Cyber Monday Go Mobile: Traffic Crosses 50 Percent, Transactions Hit 30 Percent

Marketing Land | December 2, 2014 |If you’re one of the last-remaining mobile skeptics you will probably be converted by the torrent of data coming off Cyber-Weekend. Literally dozens of reports and stats showed a massive surge in both mobile traffic and transactions compared to last year. Read more…


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The 9 biggest hits and misses of Cyber Monday and Black Friday

Retail DIVE | December 2, 2014 |Reports were in that Black Friday saw lackluster sales, with the National Retail Federation reporting an 11% decrease over last year’s sales on Sunday. Heavy discounting over the Thanksgiving weekend —​ and before —​ not only affected sales, but may also have set up consumer expectations for even more discounts into the holiday season. Read more…


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How Online Merchants Fared on Black Friday 2014

eCommerce Bytes | December 2, 2014 |The National Retail Federation caused a stir when it released its annual Thanksgiving weekend and Cyber Monday consumer surveys.  Read more…


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Mobile Fuels Cyber Weekend

Chief Marketer | December 2, 2014 |Consumers turned to mobile devices more than ever before on this year’s biggest retail weekend, with mobile traffic accounting for more than half of all online traffic this past Saturday and Sunday. Read more…


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Thanksgiving weekend shows highest numbers yet for mobile sales

Mobile Commerce Daily | December 2, 2014 | As retailers’ use of mobile becomes more advanced, consumers are faced with less need to shop in-store, causing an unprecedented number to skip the lines and opt for online, as shown from this past weekend. Read more…